CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithocampe aculeata Ehrenberg 1844

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Lithocampe aculeata

Citation: Lithocampe aculeata Ehrenberg 1844
Rank: species
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Described on page(s) : p.269
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae
Family (modern): Lophophaenidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Lorica laxe et irregulariter cellulosa (cellulis in 1/100''' 4--5.) undique aculeis raris validis armata, articulis duobus tribusve constans, primo parvo subgloboso, aculeo recto terminate, reliquis turgidis amplis. Long. 1/36"'.

[Shell broad and irregularly porous (4-5 pores in 23m), provided with sparse strong spines on all sides; with always 2 or 3 segments, the first small and subglobose with a straight terminal spine, the others wide and swollen. Length 62m. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: Latin aculeatus -a -um = spiny


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1844c). Untersuchungen uber die kleinsten Lebensformen im Quellenlande des Euphrats und Araxes, so wie uber eine an neuen Formen sehr reiche marine Tripelbildung von den Bermuda-Inseln. Bericht uber die zu Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1844: 253-275. gs


Lithocampe aculeata compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 27-2-2021

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