CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Actinomma boreale Cleve 1899

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Actinomma boreale

Citation: Actinomma boreale Cleve 1899
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.1, figs.5a-c, 5d
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.26
Family (traditional): Actinommidae
Family (modern): Actinommidae

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Current identification/main database link: Actinomma boreale Cleve 1899

Original Description
a. Primordial shell. Thick walled, 60µm in diameter, with rounded, regular pores (3-5µm in diameter), two to three times broader than the bars, four on the radius. Spines in variable number, with triangular and forked apophyses half way to the apex. - Pl. I. fig. 5 a.
b. Secundary (Haliomma-)shell. Thick walled, 80µm in diameter, with rounded pores of unequal size (10-20µm in diameter), three to four on the radius. Bars 2-3µm thick. Spines in variable number, stout shorter than the radius, scattered at intervals. - Resembles Haliomma beroes. - Fig.: Pl. I, f. 5 b.
c. Tertiary (Actinomma-) shell. Thin walled, 100-120µm in diameter, with numerous, small (2-7µm in diameter), irregular rounded pores. Bars as broad as the pores. Spines numerous, scattered, half as long as the radius. - Fig.: Pl. I, f. 5 c; d structure.


Cleve, P. T. (1899). Plankton collected by the Swedish expedition to Spitzbergen in 1898. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar. 32(3): 1-51. gs


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