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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Archiscenium quadrispinum Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Archiscenium -> Archiscenium quadrispinum
Other pages this level: A. callimitra, A. clathrocorys, A. cyclopterum, A. quadrispinum, A. tripterygium

Archiscenium quadrispinum

Citation: Archiscenium quadrispinum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1150
Type specimens: pl.53, fig.11
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type locality: LM31
Type repository: No information given

Current identification/main database link: Archiscenium quadrispinum Haeckel 1887

Original Description

Shell hemispherical, smooth, with a small number of large irregular polygonal meshes and thin bars. Basal lattice with three very large central meshes and six smaller peripheral meshes (two on the base of each foot). Apical horn and the three feet of equal size and similar form, slender, pyramidal, widely divergent, straight, as long as the shell-diameter. Three lateral wings small, little prominent, each with two or three irregular meshes. Central capsule subspherical.


Shell 50µm long, 100µm broad.


Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes


Haeckel, E (1887a). 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


Archiscenium quadrispinum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 5-2-2023

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