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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Axodiscus stylophorus Haeckel 1887

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

Axodiscus stylophorus

Citation: Axodiscus stylophorus Haeckel 1887
taxonomic 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: LM19
Type repository: No information given

Current identification:

Original Description

Ring circular, with two equal semicircular chambers, connected with the central chamber by two opposite radial beams, which are prolonged outside into two strong conical spines.

Diameter of the ring 50µm, of the central chamber 16µm.

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 O


Axodiscus stylophorus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 24-6-2024

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