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Lithocubus astrangalus Haeckel 1887

Lithocubus geometricus Haeckel 1887

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Citation: Lithocubus Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Lithocubus geometricus Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D111]
Described on page(s) : 446

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Current identification:

Original Description
3a. Tribus: Parastephanida. Lumine annulorum ambo parallolorum simplici (non clathrato).
C. Ambobus annulis per quatuor bacillos aequidistantes conjunctis.
CI. annulis laevibus.

Translation: 3a. Tribe: Parastephanida. With the apertures of both parallel rings simple (not latticed).
C. With the two rings joined by four equidistant rods.
CI. With the rings smooth. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek lithocubus = cube of silex


Haeckel, E. (1882). Entwurf eines Radiolarien-Systems auf Grund von Studien der Challenger-Radiolarien [Basis for a radiolarian classification from the study of Radiolaria of the Challenger collection]. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft. 15: 418-472. gs


Lithocubus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 22-4-2021

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