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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Artophaena aerostatica Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Artophaena -> Artophaena aerostatica
Other pages this level: A. aerostatica, A. hexalatractus, A. hexapodiscus, A. senaria

Artophaena aerostatica

Citation: Artophaena aerostatica Haeckel 1887
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.1463
Type specimens: pl.75, fig.4
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): not-known

Current identification:

Original Description

Shell four-jointed, with three sharp strictures and internal septa. The fourth joint is sub-spherical, longer than the three first joints together, and twice as broad as these. The second joint is twice as long as the first and the third, and armed with six divergent, stout, pyramidal, radial spines or wings of the same length. Cephalis flat, cap-shaped, with an oblique pyramidal horn of twice the length. Pores regular, circular, hexagonally framed.

Length of the shell (with four joints) 180µm, breadth 120µm. Length of the single joints, a 20µm, b 40µm, c 20µm, d 100µm.

Editors' Notes
Figure description: for "Stichophaena aerostatica" n. sp. (vel Artophaena aerostatica)" read "Artophaena aerostatica n. sp. (vel. Stichophaena aerostatica)".


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


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