CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Larnacidium hexabelonium Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Larnacidium -> Larnacidium hexabelonium
Other pages this level: L. hexabelonium, L. polybelonium, L. staurobelonium

Larnacidium hexabelonium

Citation: Larnacidium hexabelonium Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM38
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.619

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cortical shell thorny, with six strong, three-sided pyramidal, radial spines, lying opposite in pairs on the poles of the three dimensive axes. Pores subregular, circular, three times as broad as the bars; about fourteen on the half meridian. Proportion of the three axes = 2: 2.5: 3. Medullary shell spherical, one-third as broad as the cortical shell.

Size: Length of the cortical shell 0.14, breadth 0.11, height 0.08; pores 0.01, bars 0003; medullary shell 0.04.

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


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

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