CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Cubaxonium spongiosum Haeckel 1887

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Cubaxonium spongiosum

Citation: Cubaxonium spongiosum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.204
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Spongy shell spherical, composed of a very dense spongy framework of nearly uniform structure; the meshes three to four times as broad as the bars; surface almost smooth. Six spines cylindrical, twice to three times as long as the diameter of the spongy sphere, about as broad as one half mesh.

Diameter of the sphere 0.2, meshes 0.006 to 0.008, bars 0.002; length of the spines 0.l to 0.5, breadth 0.004.

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


Cubaxonium spongiosum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 24-2-2021

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