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Amphicraspedum maclaganium Haeckel 1887

Amphicraspedum murrayanum Haeckel 1887
= Amphicraspedum murrayanum
Amphicraspedum praemurrayanum Kozlova 1999

Amphicraspedum prolixum Sanfilippo & Riedel 1973
= Amphicraspedum prolixum
Amphicraspedum wyvilleanum Haeckel 1887


Citation: Amphicraspedum Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Amphicraspedum maclaganium Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D86]
Described on page(s) : 460
Family (traditional): Spongodiscidae

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Current identification/main database link: Amphicraspedum Haeckel 1881

Original Description
3c. Tribus: Euchitonida. Porodiscida brachiata, brachiis cameratis in plano aequatoriali sitis et e margine disci radiantibus (saepe aculeis brachiorum terminalibus, saepe brachiis patagio vel vimento camerato conjunctis).
A. brachiis duobus oppositis.
AII. brachiis dichotomis aut ramosis.
IIb. cum patagio.

Translation: 3c. Tribe: Euchitonida. Porodiscida with arms, the chambered arms being situated in the equatorial plane and radiating from the margin of the disk (often with terminal spines on the arms, and often with the arms joined by a patagium or chambered web).
A. With two opposite arms.
AII. With the arms dichotomous or branched.
IIb. With patagium. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek amphicraspedum = shell with borders on both sides"

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Editors' Notes
[This genus is placed in synonymy with AMPHIRHOPALUM Haeckel by Nigrini, 1967]


Haeckel, E. (1882). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs


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