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Lithapium acutispina Principi 1909

Lithapium anoectum Riedel & Sanfilippo 1970
= Lithapium anoectum
Lithapium halicapsa Haeckel 1887

Lithapium monocyrtis Haeckel 1887

Lithapium plegmacantha Riedel & Sanfilippo 1970
= Lithapium plegmacantha
Lithapium pyriforme Haeckel 1887


Citation: Lithapium Haeckel 1887
Rank: genus
Type species: Lithapium pyriforme Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D69]
Described on page(s) : 303
Family (traditional): Actinommidae

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Current identification/main database link: Lithapium Haeckel 1887

Original Description
Ellipsida with simple ellipsoidal or pear-shaped shell; with a single spine only situated at one pole of the main axis.

Etymology: From the Greek lithapium = siliceous pear


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


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

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