CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Lithornithium charontis Ehrenberg 1854

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> L -> Lithornithium -> Lithornithium charontis
Other pages this level: L. charontis, L. ciconia, L. clausum, L. dictyoceras, L. falco, L. foveolatum, L. fringilla, L. loxia, L. luscinia, L. marujamai, L. piriforme, L. trochilus

Lithornithium charontis

Citation: Lithornithium charontis Ehrenberg 1854
Rank: species
Type locality: [LM103]
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary]
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Repository city: Berlin
Described on page(s) : p.245

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Current identification:

Original Description
testulae capitulo globoso parvo, corniculo sub apice parvo, articulo secundo turgido ter latiore, tricostato, costis deorsum spinescentibus, cellulis inordinate positis in 1/100\' 4.
QDFragmentum. Diam. totius (primi et secundi articuli) 1/40\"', capituli 1/144\"'.

Translation: [Small test with a small, globose cephalis, and a short horn below the apex; second segment swollen, the .third broader, 3-ribbed, ribs becoming spines downward; pores irregularly arranged, 4 in 23 µ. Fragment. Total diameter (first and second segments ) 56 µ, cephalis 16 µ. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]"


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1854b). Systematische Charakteristik der neuen mikroskopischen Organismen des tiefen atlantischen Oceans. Bericht uber die zu Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1854: 236-250. gs


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