CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithobotrys borealis Ehrenberg 1862

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lithobotrys -> Lithobotrys borealis
Other pages this level: L. acuta, L. adspersa, L. biceps, L. biloba, L. borealis, L. cribrosa, L. denticulata, L. galea, L. geminata, L. homunculus, L. inflatum, L. korenevae, L. mascula, L. najadum, L. nasuta, L. nucula, L. orchidea, L. ornata, L. quadriloba, L. sphaerothorax, L. stiligera, L. triloba

Lithobotrys borealis

Citation: Lithobotrys borealis Ehrenberg 1862
Rank: species
Type locality: LM91; LM92; LM95; LM118
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Repository city: Berlin
Described on page(s) : p.300

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Current identification:

Original Description
Lorica ovato - oblonga, irregulariter et subtiliter porosa, utroque fine rotundato, anteriore trilobato angustiore, lobulo medio majore, minoribus parum productis. Variat a dense porosa, b laxe porosa. Long. 1/32\'. Confr. Botryocampe.

Translation: [Shell ovate-oblong, irregularly and finely porous, rounded at each end, the anterior part trilobate and narrower, the median lobe larger; smaller ones rather prolonged. Variety a densely porous, ß sparsely porous. Length 70m. Compare Botryocampe. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]"


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1862b). Übersicht die Tiefgrund-Verhältnisse des Oceans am Eingange der Davisstrasse und bei Island. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1861: 275-315. gs


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