CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithocampe stiligera Ehrenberg 1845

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lithocampe -> Lithocampe stiligera
Other pages this level: << < 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 stiligera

Citation: Lithocampe stiligera Ehrenberg 1845
Rank: species
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Described on page(s) : p.78
Family (traditional): Theoperidae
Family (modern): Eucyrtidiidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
L. Lorica subglobosa laxe cellulosa aspera, aperturae latae, collo brevi truncato et collari circumdato, opposito apperturae fine stiligero. Diam. 1/66".

[Lithocampe with a subglobose test, widely porous and rough, with a wide aperture; neck short, truncate, surrounded by a collar; the end opposite the aperture has a spine. Diameter 34 µ. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1845). Neue Untersuchungen uber das kleinste Leben als geologisches Moment. Bericht uber die zu Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1845: 53-88. gs


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

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