CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Larnacalpis subsphaerica Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Larnacalpis -> Larnacalpis subsphaerica
Other pages this level: L. lentellipsis, L. macrococcus, L. macropora, L. phacodiscus, L. smili, L. subsphaerica, L. triaxonia

Larnacalpis subsphaerica

Citation: Larnacalpis subsphaerica Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM19
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.621

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cortical shell with rough surface and irregular network; roundish pores twice to five times as broad as the bars; about twenty-four on the half meridian, twenty-one on the half equator. Proportion of the three axes = 1.2: 1.3: 1.4. Medullary shell half as large as the cortical, with four elliptical internal gates.

Size: Length of the cortical shell 0.14, breadth 0.13, height 0.12; pores 0.004 to 0.01, bars 0.002; length of the medullary shell 0.08, breadth 0.07, height 0.06.

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

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