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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Archipera pentacantha Haeckel 1887

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

Archipera pentacantha

Citation: Archipera pentacantha Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1155
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type locality: LM28
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell pear-shaped, smooth, with numerous and small irregular roundish pores. Basal plate with three larger pores. Two horns and three feet of nearly equal size and similar form, three-sided prismatic, about as long as the shell diameter, somewhat curved. The apical horn stands on the apex, the frontal horn half-way up the shell.


Shell 0.08 long, 0.06 broad; horns and feet 0.05 to 0.07 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 pentacantha compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 27-11-2022

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