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Lamprospyris darwinii Haeckel 1887

Lamprospyris hookeri Haeckel 1887
= Lamprospyris hookeri
Lamprospyris huxleyi Haeckel 1887
= Androspyris huxleyi
not figuredLamprospyris lyellii Haeckel 1887


Citation: Lamprospyris Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Lamprospyris darwinii Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D122]
Described on page(s) : 441

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Current identification/main database link: Lamprospyris Haeckel 1881

Original Description
1a. Tribus: Acrospyrida. Triospyrida acuta, cum spina apicali (vel occipitali).
B. spina apicali ramosa, ramis confluentibus cupulam clathratam formantibus.
BII. pedibus tribus ramosis.
IIb. ramis ped. al. clathr. form.

Translation: la. Tribe: Acrospyrida. Acute Triospyrida, with apical (or occipital) spine.
B. With apical spine branched, the branches confluent to form a latticed cupola.
BII. With three feet branched.
IIb. With the branches of the feet forming latticed wings. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek lamprospyris = splendid wicker-basket


Haeckel, E. (1882). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs


Lamprospyris compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-4-2021

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