CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Leptosphaera serrata Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Leptosphaera -> Leptosphaera serrata
Other pages this level: L. arachnoides, L. ciliata, L. hexagonalis, L. minuta, L. polygonalis, L. reticulum, L. serrata, L. stellata

Leptosphaera serrata

Citation: Leptosphaera serrata Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.245
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
Inner shell with regular, hexagonal meshes, five to six times as broad as the bars; outer shell three times as broad, with simple triangular meshes. Radial spines with three serrated edges (of the same form as the main spines of Drymosphaera dendrophora, Pl. 20, fig. 1).

Diameter of the outer shell 0.45, of the inner 0.15.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Leptosphaera serrata under the subgeneric name Leptosphaerella , but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.


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


Leptosphaera serrata compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 27-2-2021

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