CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Larnacoma hexagonium Haeckel 1887

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Larnacoma hexagonium

Citation: Larnacoma hexagonium Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM49
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.625

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell with thorny surface and hexagonal perimeter, as long as broad. All four shells hexagonal, connected by six piercing radial beams (two in the principal axis, four others in two crossed diagonals). Distance between the two cortical shells somewhat greater than the distance between the outer cortical and inner medullary shell. Network of both outer shells subregular, with small circular pores, twice as broad as the bars.

Size: Length of the first shell 0.02, second 0.05, third 0.09, fourth 0.16; breadth corresponding - (A) 0.015, (B) 0.035, (C) 0.065, (D) 0.12.

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


Larnacoma hexagonium compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-4-2021

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