CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Larcarium axostylum Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Larcarium -> Larcarium axostylum
Other pages this level: L. amphistylum, L. axostylum, L. chaetostylum, L. hexastylum, L. octostylum, L. polystylum, L. staurostylum

Larcarium axostylum

Citation: Larcarium axostylum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.609
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell thorny, with six strong conical radial spines, opposite in pairs on the poles of the three dimensive axes. All three pairs are of different sizes, the length of each spine corresponding nearly to the size of the shell-axis, of which it is the prolongation. Network of the shell subregular, with circular pores twice as broad as the bars; ten on the half meridian, eight on the half equator. Proportion of the three dimensive axes = 2: 3: 4.

Length of the shell 0.12, breadth 0.09, thickness 0.06; 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 axostylum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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