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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Arachnopegma increscens Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Arachnopegma -> Arachnopegma increscens
Other pages this level: A. increscens, A. longispinum, A. verticillatum

Arachnopegma increscens

Citation: Arachnopegma increscens Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.267
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): not-known

Current identification:

Original Description

Innermost shell with regular, hexagonal meshes; its diameter quite as large as the distance between it and the second shell; only half as large as the distance between the fourth and fifth shells. Forty to fifty radial spines, each with fifteen to twenty verticils.

Diameter of the innermost shell (A) 0.025; distance between the following shells - A, B=0.025, B, C=0.03, C, D=0.04, D, E=0.048, E, F= 0.056, F, G=0.064, &c. [dimensions in mm]

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


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 O


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