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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Amphiplecta callistoma Haeckel 1887

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

Amphiplecta callistoma

Citation: Amphiplecta callistoma Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1224
Type specimens: pl.59, fig.2
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae
Family (modern): Lampromitridae

Current identification/main database link: Lampromitra callistoma (Haeckel) Petrushevskaya 1971

Original Description

Cephalis flat, cap-shaped, spiny, witn obliterated collar stricture on the base; its apical opening excentric, oblique, surrounded by a coronal of ten to twenty bristle-shaped spines. Length of the two joints = 4: 5, breadth = 7: 25. Thorax flatly conical, armed with long bristle-shaped spines. Meshes of both joints irregular, hexagonal, twice to six times as brond as the bars. Basal mouth with a double irregular coronal of small square pores, and of bristle-shaped divergent spines.

Cephalis 40µm long, 70µm broad; thorax 50µm long, 250µm broad.




Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes


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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