CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithocampe aurita Ehrenberg 1844

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Lithocampe aurita

Citation: Lithocampe aurita Ehrenberg 1844
Rank: species
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Described on page(s) : p.84
Family (traditional): Artostrobiidae
Family (modern): Artostrobiidae

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Current identification/main database link: Botryostrobus auritus (Ehrenberg 1844) Nigrini 1977

Original Description
L. loricae oblongae apice (anteriore ?) capitato rotundato, corniculis 2--3 aurito, pororum seriebus laxis transversis, articulis 5--6. Long. 1/22"'.
[Lithocampe with elongate shell; apex (anterior?) capitate, rounded, with 2-3 ear-shaped horns; pores in wide transverse rows; segments 5-6. (Translation from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Length 102.5µm.

Etymology: Latin auritus, -a, -um, = long ear, cautional

Editors' Notes
[New names: Eucyrtidium auritum Ehrenberg, 1847; Botryostrobus auritus-australis (Ehrenberg) group Nigrini 1977]


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

Ehrenberg, C. G. (1854d). Mikrogeologie. Leipzig. . 1-374. gs


Lithocampe aurita compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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