CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Larnacalpis macrococcus Haeckel 1887

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Larnacalpis macrococcus

Citation: Larnacalpis macrococcus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM6
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.621

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cortical shell with spiny surface and regular network; pores circular, small, of the same breadth as the bars; about twenty-two on the half meridian, nineteen on the half equator. Proportion of the three axes = 2: 3: 4. Medullary shell two-thirds as large as the cortical, with four wide internal semicircular gates.

Size: Length of the cortical shell 0.1, breadth 0.075, height 0.05; pores and bars 0.003; length of the medullary shell 0.066, breadth 0.05, height 0.032.

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


Larnacalpis macrococcus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 27-2-2021

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