CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithocampe punctata Ehrenberg 1844

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lithocampe -> Lithocampe punctata
Other pages this level: << < L. latissima, L. lineata, L. marylandica, L. meta, L. micropyla, L. minuta, L. modeloensis, L. modeloensis longa, L. multipora, L. multipora jh, L. nephelos, L. octocola, L. ovata, L. ovum, L. polycola, L. punctata, L. radicula, L. sinuosum, L. solida [nomen nudum], L. solitaria, L. stiligera, L. subligata, L. tropeziana, L. turgida, L. urceolata, L. wharanui

Lithocampe punctata

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

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Current identification:

Original Description
L. loricae oblongae apice capitato rotundo inermi, pororum parvorum in 1/10O”’ 6 seriebus obliquis densis (decussatis), articulis fere 4. Long. 1/25"'.

Hujus var. ß in ipsa capitis apertura tres dentes acutos gerit.

[Lithocampe punctata: Lithocampe with elongate shell; apex capitate, rounded, unarmed; pores small, in 22.5 micron 6 rows which are oblique, dense (decussate); approximately 4 segments. Length 90 µ.

Variety ß of this species has three sharp teeth at the opening of its head. (Translation from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.) ]


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

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