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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Archipera bicornis Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Archipera -> Archipera bicornis
Other pages this level: A. bicornis, A. cortiniscus, A. dipleura, A. hexacantha, A. multicornis, A. pentacantha, A. quadricornis, A. triclavigera, A. tricornis

Archipera bicornis

Citation: Archipera bicornis Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1156
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type locality: LM25
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell ovate, rough, with small regular circular, sparsely scattered pores. Basal plate with four larger central and a peripheral coronal of twelve smaller pores. Two horns near the apex widely divergent, somewhat shorter than the shell, of equal size and similar form. Three feet twice as long, horizontally expanded. All five spines slender, three-sided pyramidal, straight.


Shell 0.07 long, 0.06 broad; horns 0.05 long, feet 0.1 long.


Extra details from original publication

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


Archipera bicornis compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 27-11-2022

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