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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Acanthosphaera zonaster Ehrenberg 1862

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Acanthosphaera zonaster

Citation: Acanthosphaera zonaster Ehrenberg 1862
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.296
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type locality: LM91
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Repository city: Berlin

Current identification:

Original Description

testa globosa zonis concentricis ornata, cellulis minoribus, in toto diametro fere 12, aculeis setaceis superficialibus creberrimis, dimidium diametrum globi fere aequanlibus. Zonae 4. Diameter 1/22\' .

[Test globose, with concentric zones; pores smaller, approximately 12 across an entire diameter; very numerous bristly spines on the surface, approximately equaling half the diameter of the sphere. 4 zones. Diameter 103µm. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]"

Extra details from original publication
Distinguishing features: Haec forma cum Ac. elliptica abyssi philippinensis Flustrellis (planis) affine peculiare genus postulabit. De Cenosphaerinorum familia vide 1838 p. 31.||[This form, together with the Acanthosphaera elliptica from the floor of the Philippine Sea, will requ


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1862a). Über die Tiefgrund-Verhältnisse des Oceans am Eingange der Davisstrasse und bei Island. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1861: 275-315. gs


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