CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Acrosphaera collina Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Acrosphaera -> Acrosphaera collina
Other pages this level: A. arachnodictyna, A. australis, A. collina, A. cuniculiauris, A. echinoides, A. erinacea, A. inflata, A. labrata, A. mercurius, A. muse, A. pacifica, A. pseudarktios, A. simpla, A. spinosa coniculispina, A. spinosa fasiculopora, A. spinosa hamospina, A. spinosa longispina, A. streblospina, A. transformata

Acrosphaera collina

Citation: Acrosphaera collina Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.8, fig.2
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.101
Family (traditional): Collosphaeridae
Family (modern): Collosphaeridae

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Current identification/main database link: Acrosphaera collina Haeckel 1887

Original Description
Shell quite irregular, polyhedrical, hilly, with a variable number (eight to sixteen) of large conical hill-like prominences; every cone or hill about as high as broad, perforated by the same pores as the shell, on its top bearing a larger irregular roundish pore, and on its edge one single bristle-like spine, not larger than the diameter of this pore, obliquely inserted. In the half meridian of the shell twenty to thirty irregular roundish pores of very different size, one to six times as broad as the bars. A very characteristic species, closely resembling the following Odontosphæra.

Diameter of the shell 15O to 250µm, of the pores 5 to 20µm; length of the spines 10 to 20µm, height of the hills from which they rise 30 to 40µm.

Editors' Notes
= Solenosphaera collina in Hilmers, 1906


Haeckel, E (1887). 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 year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


Acrosphaera collina compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 9-3-2021

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