CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Larcarium staurostylum Haeckel 1887

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

Larcarium staurostylum

Citation: Larcarium staurostylum Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM41
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.608

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell smooth, with four short three-sided pyramidal spines of equal length, opposite in pairs on the poles of the principal and lateral axes. Network of the shell regular, with circular pores of the same breadth as the bars; about eight pores on the half meridian, six on the half equator. Proportion of the three dimensive axes = 2: 2.5: 3.

Size: Length of the shell 0.12, breadth 0.1, thickness 0.08; pores and bars 0.006.

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

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