Citation: Acanthosphaera reticulata Haeckel 1887Rank: speciesDescribed on page(s) : p.217Type specimens: pl.26, fig.5Type repository: No information givenFamily (traditional): ActinommidaeFamily (modern): Actinommidae
Original Description Shell thick walled, with irregular, roundish pores, twice to four times as broad as the bars; .six to eight on the radius. Surface of the bars covered with a peculiar delicate network of very fine crests. Twenty to forty radial spines, angular, pyramidal, scarcely one-third as long as the radius of the shell, as broad at the base as the bars.
Diameter of the shell 220µm, pores 20µm to 40µm, bars 10µm; length of the spines 40µm, basal breadth 10µm. Translation: Size: Etymology: Extra details from original publication
Editors' Notes Haeckel listed Acanthosphaera reticulata under the subgeneric name Rhaphidosphaera, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.
Haeckel, E (1887a). Report on the Radiolaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gsO
Acanthosphaera reticulata compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project teamviewed: 10-12-2022