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not figuredLarcidium axacanthum Haeckel 1887

not figuredLarcidium dissacanthum Haeckel 1887

Larcidium dodecanthum Haeckel 1887

Larcidium etroplus Clark & Campbell 1942

not figuredLarcidium hexacanthum Haeckel 1887

not figuredLarcidium octacanthum Haeckel 1887

not figuredLarcidium polyacanthum Haeckel 1887


Citation: Larcidium Haeckel 1887
Rank: genus
Type species: Larcidium dodecanthum Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D95]
Described on page(s) : 61
Family (traditional): Litheliidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Larcarida with two concentric latticed shells, all outer lentelliptical cortical shell, and an inner (spherical or lentelliptical) medullary shell, both connected by radial beams. Surface covered with radial spines.

Etymology: From the Greek larcidium = little basket, diminutive of Larcus


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


Larcidium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-4-2021

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