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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Acanthosphaera Ehrenberg 1859

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Acanthosphaera has 50 sub-taxa these are grouped in 2 pages
1 A. ang :: 2 A. ret
Acanthosphaera angulata Haeckel 1887

not figuredAcanthosphaera antarctica Haeckel 1887

not figuredAcanthosphaera arctica Haeckel 1887

Acanthosphaera barbati Campbell & Clark 1944

Acanthosphaera bernardi Blueford 1982
= Acanthosphaera bernardi
not figuredAcanthosphaera brevispina Haeckel 1887

Acanthosphaera capillaris Haeckel 1887

Acanthosphaera castanea Haeckel 1887
= Acanthosphaera castanea
Acanthosphaera circopora Popofsky 1912

Acanthosphaera clavata Haeckel 1887

not figuredAcanthosphaera compacta Haeckel 1887

not figuredAcanthosphaera conifera Haeckel 1887

Acanthosphaera corloca Boltovskoy & Riedel 1980

Acanthosphaera dodecastyla Mast 1910
= Acanthosphaera dodecastyla
Acanthosphaera elliptica Ehrenberg 1872

not figuredAcanthosphaera enneacantha Haeckel 1887

Acanthosphaera fenestrata Ehrenberg 1873

not figuredAcanthosphaera florida Haeckel 1887

not figuredAcanthosphaera flosculenta Haeckel 1887

Acanthosphaera formosa Krasheninnikov 1960

not figuredAcanthosphaera fortispina Haeckel 1887

Acanthosphaera fusca Popofsky 1908

not figuredAcanthosphaera gibbosa Haeckel 1887

Acanthosphaera globosa Popofsky 1908

Acanthosphaera haliphormis Ehrenberg 1862

Acanthosphaera heliacantha Mast 1910

Acanthosphaera hirsutissima Haecker 1908

Acanthosphaera kreyenhagensis Clark & Campbell 1945

not figuredAcanthosphaera longispina Haeckel 1887

Acanthosphaera macropora Haeckel 1887
= Acanthosphaera macropora
Acanthosphaera marginata Haeckel 1887

not figuredAcanthosphaera maxima Haeckel 1887

not figuredAcanthosphaera micropora Haeckel 1887

Acanthosphaera mucronata Haeckel 1887

not figuredAcanthosphaera octahedralis Haeckel 1887

Acanthosphaera pachyconcha Mast 1910

Acanthosphaera parvula Vinassa de Regny 1900

Acanthosphaera pentagonalis Popofsky 1912

Acanthosphaera pinchuda Boltovskoy & Riedel 1980
= Acanthosphaera pinchuda
Acanthosphaera polyacerosa Mamedov 1973

Acanthosphaera has 50 sub-taxa these are grouped in 2 pages
1 A. ang :: 2 A. ret


Citation: Acanthosphaera Ehrenberg 1859
taxonomic rank: genus
Type species: Acanthosphaera haliphormis Ehrenberg 1862 [only one valid species] [Campbell,1954, p.D62]
Described on page(s) : 12
Family (traditional): Actinommidae

Current identification/main database link: Acanthosphaera Ehrenberg 1858

Original Description

Acanthosphaerae sunt Cenosphaerae radiatim aculeatae. Cenosphaerae et Acanthosphaerae cum sine apertura bene discreta existant et sphaeras reticulatas siliceas clausas referant, a Polycystinis reliquis aberrant, forsan ad Spongiarum carpella pertinent, Inclusos crystallos nunquam vidi.

Acanthosphaerae are Cenosphaerae with radiating spines.Cenosphaerae and Acanthosphaerae, when they have closed reticulate siliceous spheres without a well-defined aperture, differ from other polycystins, and perhaps belong to the ""carpella"" of the sponges. I have never seen included crystals. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Greek acanthosphaera = spiny spheres"

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Acanthosphaera compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 23-7-2024

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