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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Axodiscus spinosus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> A -> Axodiscus -> Axodiscus spinosus
Other pages this level: A. hexagonus, A. octagonus, A. spinosus, A. staurophorus, A. stylophorus, A. trigonus, A. triradiatus

Axodiscus spinosus

Citation: Axodiscus spinosus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.491
Type repository: No information given
Family (traditional): not-known

Current identification:

Original Description

Ring circular, connected with the central chamber by ten to twelve radial beams at nearly equal distances, which are prolonged outside into short conical spines of variable length. (May be regarded as an aculeate variety of Archidiscus polythalamus.)

Diameter of the ring 0.04 to 0.05, of the central chamber 0.014.

Latin spinosus -a -um = spinous

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Stratigraphic information for LM21 from Riedel, 1959, p.287.


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

Riedel, W. R. (1959a). Oligocene and Lower Miocene Radiolaria in tropical Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 5(3): 285-302. gs


Axodiscus spinosus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 1-6-2023

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