CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithobotrys najadum Ehrenberg 1854

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

Citation: Lithobotrys najadum Ehrenberg 1854
Rank: species
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary sediment]
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Repository city: Berlin
Described on page(s) : p.244

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Current identification:

Original Description
Testula apice inaequaliter trilaciniata, basi ignota, laciniis obsolete papillosis, maxima ovata, media et minima subglobosis, articulo altero papillis sparsis distinctis insigni, deorsum obsoletis in 1/100\' 8--9. Long. 1/48\"', Lat. 1/22 \"', apex laciniatus 1/2 totius. Fragmenti finis posterior ignotus.

Translation: [Small test at the apex unequally trilobed, unknown at the base; lobes obsoletely papillose, the largest ovate, the middle-sized and smallest subglobose; the other segment with sparse, distinct papillae, 8 - 9 in 23m, obsolete in the lower part. Length 47m, breadth 103m, the lobate apex 1/2 of the total. The posterior end of the fragmentary specimen is unknown. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]"

Editors' Notes
Premature name in Ehrenberg, 1854a [762:table to p.66[comment from RadWorld database]


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1854b). Systematische Charakteristik der neuen mikroskopischen Organismen des tiefen atlantischen Oceans. Bericht uber die zu Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1854: 236-250. gs


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