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Lithomelissa has 64 sub-taxa these are grouped in 2 pages
1 L. acu :: 2 L. mic
Lithomelissa acutispina Clark & Campbell 1942

Lithomelissa aitai Hollis 1997
= Lithomelissa aitai
Lithomelissa alata Grigorjeva 1975

Lithomelissa amazon Foreman 1968
= Lipmanella lithomelissa amazon
Lithomelissa amphora Stöhr 1880

Lithomelissa armata Campbell & Clark 1944

Lithomelissa bicornis Ehrenberg 1862

Lithomelissa bifurcata Clark & Campbell 1942

Lithomelissa brevispicula Popofsky 1908

Lithomelissa buetschlii Haeckel 1887
= Lophophaena buetschlii
Lithomelissa campanulaeformis Campbell & Clark 1944

Lithomelissa capitata Popofsky 1908
= Antarctissa capitata
Lithomelissa capito Ehrenberg 1873

Lithomelissa celsagula Renaudie & Lazarus 2015

Lithomelissa challengerae Chen 1975
= Lithomelissa challengerae
Lithomelissa charlestonensis Clark & Campbell 1945

Lithomelissa cheni Caulet 1991
= Lithomelissa cheni
Lithomelissa corythium Ehrenberg 1873

Lithomelissa curta Kozlova 1999

Lithomelissa cylindrica Popofsky 1913

Lithomelissa decacantha Haeckel 1887

Lithomelissa dupliphysa Caulet 1991
= Lithomelissa dupliphysa
Lithomelissa ehrenbergi Bütschli 1882

Lithomelissa gelasinus O'Connor 1997
= Lithomelissa gelasinus
Lithomelissa haeckeli Bütschli 1882
= Lithomelissa haeckeli
Lithomelissa hertwigi Bütschli 1882

Lithomelissa hoplites Foreman 1968

Lithomelissa horrida Popofsky 1917

Lithomelissa hystrix Jørgensen 1900
= Lithomelissa hystrix
Lithomelissa jorgenseni Popofsky 1908

Lithomelissa jorgenseni alata Popofsky 1908

Lithomelissa kozoi Renaudie & Lazarus 2013

Lithomelissa laticeps Jørgensen 1905
= Lithomelissa laticeps
Lithomelissa lautouri O'Connor 1999

not figuredLithomelissa macroceras Haeckel 1887

Lithomelissa macroptera Ehrenberg 1873

Lithomelissa matschigarica Vituchin 1993

Lithomelissa maureenae O'Connor 1997
= Lithomelissa maureenae
Lithomelissa mediterranea Müller 1858

Lithomelissa microptera Ehrenberg 1854
= Lithomelissa microptera
Lithomelissa has 64 sub-taxa these are grouped in 2 pages
1 L. acu :: 2 L. mic


Citation: Lithomelissa Ehrenberg 1847
Rank: genus
Type species: Lithomelissa microptera Ehrenberg 1854 [only one valid species]
Described on page(s) : 54
Family (traditional): Plagiacanthidae

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Current identification/main database link: Lithomelissa Ehrenberg 1847

Original Description
Testae strictura unica, neutro fine lobato, latera spinis alta

Translation: Test with a single stricture. Neither end lobate. Lateral wing-like spines. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek lithomelissa = stone bee

Extra details from original publication

Sub-genera described:


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1847). Uber die mikroskopischen kieselschaligen Polycystinen als machtige Gebirgsmasse von Barbados und uber das Verhaltniss der aus mehr als 300 neuen Arten bestehenden ganz eigenthumlichen Formengruppe jener Felsmasse zu den jetzt lebenden Tieren und zur. Bericht uber die zu Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1847: 41-60. gs


Lithomelissa compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-4-2021

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