CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lampromitra dendrocorona Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lampromitra -> Lampromitra dendrocorona
Other pages this level: L. amabilis, L. arborescens, L. cachoni, L. circumtexta, L. coronata, L. cracenta, L. dendrocorona, L. erosa, L. furcata, L. parabolica, L. petrushevskayae, L. pyramidalis, L. quadricuspis, L. sinuosa, L. spinosiretis, L. tiara, L. tricuspis

Lampromitra dendrocorona

Citation: Lampromitra dendrocorona Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM28
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type specimens: pl.58, fig.9
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1216

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell flat, conical, with smooth surface and deep collar stricture. Length of the two joints = 1: 4, breadth = 2 :10. Cephalis hemispherical, with a slender occipital horn of three times the length, and a small divergent frontal horn. Thorax with three strong, prominent, straight ribs and irregular polygonal meshes, increasing in size towards the mouth. Peristome with a dense coronal of numerous short conical spines and twenty-four to thirty larger arborescent spines, longer than the diameter of the cephalis.

Size: Cephalis 0.02 long, 0.04 broad; thorax 0.08 long, 0.2 broad.


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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