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Amphicentria salpa Ehrenberg 1862


Citation: Amphicentria Ehrenberg 1862
Rank: genus
Type species: Amphicentria salpa Ehrenberg 1862 (monotypic)
Described on page(s) : 293

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Original Description
E Polycystinis compositis? Lorica turgida subcylindrica cellulosa, spongiacea, nucleo nullo. Cellularum irregularium magnarum series externae obliquae. Uterque finis truncatus spinosus. Forma paradoxa.

Translation: Of the composite polycystins ? Shell swollen, subcylindrical, porous, spongy, without a nucleus. External oblique rows of large, irregular pores. Both ends truncate and spiny. Paradoxical form. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Editors' Notes
[Questionably synonymized with SPONGOLARCUS Haeckel, 1887a, p.614]


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1862b). Übersicht die Tiefgrund-Verhältnisse des Oceans am Eingange der Davisstrasse und bei Island. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1861: 275-315. gs


Amphicentria compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 12-5-2021

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