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not figuredCubaxonium octahedrum Haeckel 1887

not figuredCubaxonium spongiosum Haeckel 1887


Citation: Cubaxonium Haeckel 1887
Rank: genus
Type species: Cubaxonium spongiosum Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D60]
Described on page(s) : 204
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cubosphærida with solid spongy spherical or octahedral shell, without latticed medullary shell in the centre, and with six simple radial spines of equal size.

Etymology: From the Greek cubaxium = shell with three axes like those of the cube"


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 compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-4-2021

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