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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Axodiscus staurophorus Haeckel 1887

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

Axodiscus staurophorus

Citation: Axodiscus staurophorus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.490
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type locality: LM12
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Ring regular, square, connected with the central chamber by four radial beams, which lie opposite in pairs in two perpendicularly crossed axes, and are prolonged outside into four delicate cylindrical spines.

Diameter of the ring 0.045, of the central chamber 0.015.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


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


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

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