CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Coscinomma amphisiphon Haeckel 1887

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Coscinomma amphisiphon

Citation: Coscinomma amphisiphon Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.26, fig.1a-b
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.222
Family (traditional): Actinommidae
Family (modern): Astrosphaeridae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Pores regular, circular, hexagonally framed, twice as broad as the bars, prolonged on the inside as well as on the outside of the shell into a short truncated conical tube; fifteen to eighteen pores on the radius. In each hexagon-corner arises a bristle-shaped radial spine, half as long as the radius.

Diameter of the shell 0.22, pores 0.01, bars 0.005; length of the spines 0.1.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Coscinomma amphisiphon under the subgeneric name Coscinommarium, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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 year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


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