CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Larcospira lentelliptica Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Larcospira -> Larcospira lentelliptica
Other pages this level: L. bulbosa, L. lentelliptica, L. moschkovskii, L. oliva, L. quadrangula, L. sexangula, L. teres, L. tetragonicentrum

Larcospira lentelliptica

Citation: Larcospira lentelliptica Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM17
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.696

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cortical shell with smooth surface, four times as long as the lentelliptical medullary shell. Perimeter of the lateral plane elliptical, one and a half times as long as broad, without constrictions. One lateral wing of the transverse girdle is more strongly developed and turns around the other in two to three simple spiral turns.

Size: Length of the cortical shell 0.2, breadth 0.16; length of the medullary shell 0.05, breadth 0.04.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Larcospira lentelliptica under the subgeneric name Larcospirema, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.[comment from RadWorld database]


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


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