CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithobotrys sphaerothorax Haeckel 1887

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

Citation: Lithobotrys sphaerothorax Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.96, fig.15
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1119
Family (traditional): Cannobotryidae
Family (modern): Botryocyrtidae

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Current identification/main database link: Acrobotrys sphaerothorax (Haeckel) Petrushevskaya and Kozlova 1972

Original Description
Cephalis trilobate, with two divergent cylindrical tubes, an ascending apical tube in the apex of the ovate occipital lobe, and a descending sternal or nasal tube in the campanulate frontal lobe; between the two lobes a smaller central lobe. Thorax spherical, twice as long as the latter. Pores very small, numerous.

Length of the shell 0.08, breadth 0.06.


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


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