CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Larcospira oliva Haeckel 1887

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

Larcospira oliva

Citation: Larcospira oliva Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM2
Type age (chronostrat): [Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.697

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cortical shell with smooth surface, six times as long as the lentelliptical medullary shell. Perimeter of the lateral plane elliptical, one and a fourth times as long as broad, without constrictions. Both lateral wings of the transverse girdle turn round one another and form one and a half to two double spiral turns.

Size: Length of the cortical shell 0.25, breadth 0.2; length of the medullary shell 0.04, breadth 0.035.

Editors' Notes
Haeckel listed Larcospira oliva under the subgeneric name Larcospironium, 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


Larcospira oliva compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-4-2021

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