CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lampoxanthium punctatum Haeckel 1887

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Lampoxanthium punctatum

Citation: Lampoxanthium punctatum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.37
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Spicula all geminate-triradiate, thorny, of the same form as in the common Sphœrozoum punctatum, of which this species is the large solitary representative. The spicula are aggregated in a very condensed layer on the surface of the large calymma.

Diameter of the capsule 0.8, of the nucleus 0.6, of the calymma 2.0.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Lampoxanthium punctatum under the subgeneric name Lampoxanthomma but did not include ithe 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


Lampoxanthium punctatum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 9-3-2021

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