CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Larcarium amphistylum Haeckel 1887

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Larcarium amphistylum

Citation: Larcarium amphistylum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM31
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.608

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell thorny, with two large conical spines, opposite on both poles of the principal axis, somewhat longer than it. Network of the shell regular, with circular, hexagonally framed pores, twice as broad as the bars; about twelve pores on the half meridian, ten on the half equator. Proportion of the three dimensive axes = 3: 4: 5.

Size: Principal axis (or length) 0.15, transverse axis (or breadth) 0.012, sagittal axis (or thickness) 0.09; pores 0.01, bars 0.005.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)


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


Larcarium amphistylum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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