CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Arachnopila hexagonella Haeckel 1887

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Arachnopila hexagonella

Citation: Arachnopila hexagonella Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.266
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Innermost shell with regular, hexagonal pores; its diameter twice as long as the equal distance between every two concentric shells. Radial spines twenty to forty, each with twenty to twenty four verticils.

Diameter of the innermost shell 100µm; distance between the concentric shells 50µm.

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 year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


Arachnopila hexagonella compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 14-5-2021

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