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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 reticulata Haeckel 1887

Acanthosphaera setosa Ehrenberg 1873

Acanthosphaera simplex Vinassa de Regny 1900

Acanthosphaera spinosa Mast 1910

Acanthosphaera stalactites Clark & Campbell 1945

Acanthosphaera tenera Stiasny 1911

Acanthosphaera teneriformis Jørgensen 1900

not figuredAcanthosphaera tenuis Haeckel 1887
= Acanthosphaera tenuis
Acanthosphaera trichophora Cleve 1900

Acanthosphaera zonaster Ehrenberg 1862

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


Citation: Acanthosphaera Ehrenberg 1859
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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Editors' Notes


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1859). Kurze Chracteristik der 9 neuen Genera und der 105 neuen Species des agaischen Meeres und Tiefgrundes des Mittel-Meeres. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1858: 10-40. gs


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