CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Amphibrachium sponguroides Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Amphibrachium -> Amphibrachium sponguroides
Other pages this level: A. amphilonche, A. anomalum, A. armatum, A. californicum, A. capitatum, A. clavula, A. dilatatum, A. gracilis, A. indicum, A. lanceolatum, A. monstrosum, A. mugodscharicum, A. mugodscharicum acerosum, A. mugodscharicum carinatum, A. paleogenicum, A. planum, A. robustum, A. sponguroides

Amphibrachium sponguroides

Citation: Amphibrachium sponguroides Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.517
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Both opposite arms of the same form and size, nearly cylindrical, three times as long as broad, with six to eight transverse septa or joints, at the distal end rounded, blunt, without a terminal spine.

Radius of each arm 220µm, breadth 65µm.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Amphibrachium sponguroides under the subgeneric name Amphibrachella, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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

Tan, Z. (1993). The spumellarian Radiolaria of the Xisha Islands. Studia Marina Sinica. 34: 181-226. gs


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