CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Larnacospongus tetrapylifer Haeckel 1887

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Larnacospongus tetrapylifer

Citation: Larnacospongus tetrapylifer Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.626
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cortical shell lentelliptical, one and a third times as long as broad, with thorny surface; composed of an outer envelop of loose spongy framework and an inner lattice-shell with four kidney-shaped gates, like Tetrapyle; the latter encloses a trizonal medullary shell of one-fourth its size.

Length of the whole shell 0.22, breadth 0.16; length of the medullary shell 0.045, breadth 0.035.

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


Larnacospongus tetrapylifer compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-4-2021

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