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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Archicircus ellipsis Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Archicircus -> Archicircus ellipsis
Other pages this level: A. duodenus, A. ellipsis, A. hertwigii, A. hexacanthus, A. monopylus, A. monostephus, A. ovalis, A. primordialis, A. princeps, A. quadratus, A. rhombus, A. sexangularis, A. triglyphus

Archicircus ellipsis

Citation: Archicircus ellipsis Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.941
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae

Current identification:

Original Description

Gate elliptical. Ring elliptical, on the inner margin smooth, on the outer margin with fifteen to twenty equal, short, simple, or slightly forked thorns. Transverse section ovate.

Diameter of the gate 0.05 to 0.09; thickness of the ring 0.01 to 0.014. [dimensions in mm]

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Archicircus ellipsis under the subgeneric name Monostephus, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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


Archicircus ellipsis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 26-5-2024

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