CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Acrosphaera erinacea Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Acrosphaera -> Acrosphaera erinacea
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 erinacea

Citation: Acrosphaera erinacea Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.100
Family (traditional): Collosphaeridae

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Current identification:


Original Description
Shell a regular sphere, everywhere covered with small, very numerous, straight radial spines, regularly scattered between the pores. In the half meridian of the shell ten to twelve circular pores, all of the same form and size, double as broad as the bars. Spines bristle-shaped, very thin, solid, about as long as the diameter of the pores.

Diameter of the shell 100 to 120µm, of the pores 8 to 12µm; length of the spines 10µm.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)

References:

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


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