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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Amphiplecta acrostoma Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Amphiplecta -> Amphiplecta acrostoma
Other pages this level: A. acrostoma, A. amphistoma, A. callistoma, A. cylindrocephala, A. satoshii, A. tripleura

Amphiplecta acrostoma

Citation: Amphiplecta acrostoma Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1223
Type specimens: pl.97, fig.10
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae
Family (modern): Lophophaenidae

Current identification/main database link: Amphiplecta acrostoma Haeckel 1887

Original Description

Cephalis subspherical, spiny, with distinct collar stricture on the base, its apical opening central, surrounded by a coronal of six to nine divergent denticulate spines. Length of the two joints = 5: 6, breadth = 4:15. Thorax flatly conical, armed with denticulate spines. Meshes of both joints irregular, polygonal, twice to six times as broad as the bars. Basal mouth armed with longer, divergent, denticulate spines.

Cephalis 50µm long, 40µm broad; thorax 60µm long, 150µm broad.




Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
Haeckel includes a second figure, fig. 10a, on pl.97, but does not mention it in the figure description or text.


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 years 1873-1876. 18: 1-1803. gs


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