CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithobotrys inflatum Bailey 1856

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lithobotrys -> Lithobotrys inflatum
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 inflatum

Citation: Lithobotrys inflatum Bailey 1856
Rank: species
Type locality: LM112; LM113; LM114
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type specimens: pl.1, fig.15
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.5

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Current identification:

Original Description
Shell ovoidal, head composed of two or three small, rounded cells. Body with one large inflated cell with a slight transverse constriction. Surface with cells of unequal size.

Size: Length 3 m. Diameter 1 3/4m.

Editors' Notes
=Botryocampe inflata [Bailey] in Ehrenberg, 1861c]

The micro-unit employed by Bailey is 1/1000 of an English inch expressed in integers and fractions.[comment from RadWorld database]


Bailey, J. W. (1856). Notice of microscopic forms found in the soundings of the Sea of Kamtschatka. American Journal of Science and Arts. 22: 1-6. gs


Lithobotrys inflatum compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 22-4-2021

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