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Lamprodiscus coscinodiscus Ehrenberg 1873

Lamprodiscus monoceros Ehrenberg 1873

Lamprodiscus pyramidalis Popofsky 1913

Lamprodiscus spinulosus Popofsky 1913

not figuredLamprodiscus tricostatus Haeckel 1887


Citation: Lamprodiscus Ehrenberg 1861
Rank: genus
Type species: Lamprodiscus monoceros Ehrenberg 1873 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D122]
Described on page(s) : 831
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Polycystinum solitarium ex Eucyrtidinis. Loricae siliceae biarticulatae articulus superior cancellatus, non divisus (globularis), articulus secundus dilatatus disciformis, eleganter cellulosus (brevissime companulatus), costis tenuissimis tribustripartitus, margine integerrimo. L. Coscinodiscus Coscinodiscum refert.

Translation: Solitary polycystin of the Eucyrtidinae. Siliceous 2-segmented shell; upper segment latticed, not divided (globular); second segment dilated, disciform, elegantly porous (very shortly campanulate), divided into 3 parts y 3 very fine ribs, margin entire. L. coscinodiscus resembles Coscinodiscus. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek lamprodiscus = splendid disk

Editors' Notes
[Premature name as Lamprocod. in Ehrenberg, 1860a [775:768, errata p.768]]


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


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