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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Arachnocalpis sphaeroides Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Arachnocalpis -> Arachnocalpis sphaeroides
Other pages this level: A. ellipsoides, A. ovatiretalis, A. sphaeroides, A. tumulosa

Arachnocalpis sphaeroides

Citation: Arachnocalpis sphaeroides Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1173
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae
Family (modern): Lophophaenidae

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell spheroidal, of the same structure as the preceding ellipsoidal species, with the same form of the spongy envelope; differing from it in the globose form and the shorter peristome, bearing only nine or ten small conical divergent teeth. Central capsule spherical.

Shell 0.3 diameter, mouth 0.04 broad.




Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Description: the "preceding ellipsoidal species" refers to Arachnocalpis ellipsoides in Haeckel, 1887a.


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


Arachnocalpis sphaeroides compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-9-2022

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