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Botryocampe camerata Haeckel 1887

Botryocampe hexathalamia Haeckel 1862

Botryocampe rotalia Haeckel 1887

not figuredBotryocampe theocapsa Haeckel 1887


Citation: Botryocampe Ehrenberg 1861
Rank: genus
Type species: Lithobotrys inflatum Bailey 1856 [only one valid species]
Described on page(s) : 829
Family (traditional): Cannobotryidae

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Current identification/main database link: Botryocampe Ehrenberg 1860

Original Description
Polycystinum solitarium e Lithochytrinis. Loricae siliceae cylindricae articulatae cellulosae alter finis (inferior) simpliciter clausus, alter sublobatus; Cellae lobulares in uvae brevis irregularis spiraeve formam dispositae. Articuli ultra duo.

Lithobotrys genus duobus articulis definitur.

Translation: Solitary polycystin, of the Lithochytrinae. Siliceous, cylindrical, segmented, porous shell, one end (the lower end) simply closed, the other sublobate. Lobate chambers arranged in the form of a short, irregular cluster of grapes, or spirally. 2 additional segments.

The genus Lithobotrys is defined by having 2 segments. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: Greek botryocampe = caterpillar with a grape"

Editors' Notes
[Synonymized with Botryopyle Haeckel, by Popofsky, 1913, p. 318]


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1861c). Uber den Tiefgrund des stillen Oceans zwischen Californien und den Sandwich-Inseln aus bis 15600' Tiefe nach Lieut. Brooke. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1860: 819-834. gs


Botryocampe compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-5-2021

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