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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Acanthosphaera trichophora Cleve 1900

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Acanthosphaera trichophora

Citation: Acanthosphaera trichophora Cleve 1900
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.5
Type specimens: pl.5, fig.3
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Actinommidae
Family (modern): Actinommidae

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell thin-walled, with irregular, polygonal meshes, 4 on the radius. Bars thin, thread-like. Spines few, hair-like, flexuose, twice as long as the radius.

Diameter of the shell 60µm. Meshes 4-12µm.




Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
In figure description for Actinosphaera read Acanthosphaera


Cleve, P. T. (1900a). Notes on some Atlantic plankton-organisms. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar, Kongliga Svenska Stockholm. 34(1): 1-22. gs V O


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