CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithobotrys quadriloba Ehrenberg 1844

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

Citation: Lithobotrys quadriloba Ehrenberg 1844
Rank: species
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Described on page(s) : p.84
Family (traditional): Cannobotryidae
Family (modern): Botryocyrtidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
L. lorica latius porosa, oblonga, antica parte truncata, postica quadriloba, lobis tribus aequalibus leviter discretis, tertio producto late rotundato. Diam. 1/40'''.

[Lithobotrys with broadly porous shell, elongated, truncate anteriorly, quadrilobate posteriorly, with three equal, slightly separated lobes, the third extended and broadly rounded. Diameter 40m. (Translation from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.) ]

Etymology: quadri [pref] + lobus -i = four lobes


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1844a). Uber 2 neue Lager von Gebirgsmassen aus Infusorien als Meeres-Absatz in Nord-Amerika und eine Vergleichung derselben mit den organischen Kreide-Gebilden in Europa und Afrika. Bericht uber die zu Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1844: 57-97. gs


Lithobotrys quadriloba compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-4-2021

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