CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithocircus crambessa Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lithocircus -> Lithocircus crambessa
Other pages this level: L. annularis, L. crambessa, L. decimalis, L. furcatus, L. haeckeli, L. hexablastus, L. magnificus, L. productus, L. quadricornis, L. rhombus, L. tarandus, L. truncatus, L. vinculatus

Lithocircus crambessa

Citation: Lithocircus crambessa Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type specimens: pl.81, fig.6
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.944
Family (traditional): Trissocyclidae
Family (modern): Acanthodesmiidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
Gate elliptical or subcircular. Ring hexagonal, with three wing-shaped distorted edges and six groups of branched spines, arising from the six corners. In each corner arise three short and stout divergent spines, each bearing a bunch of numerous short roundish branches like a cauliflower, scarcely as long as the thickness of the ring.

Diameter of the ring 0.l to 0.12, length of the spines 0.01 to 0.02.


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


Lithocircus crambessa compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-4-2021

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