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Lychnocanium has 61 sub-taxa these are grouped in 2 pages
1 L. aea :: 2 L. ova
Lychnocanium aeaci Ehrenberg 1873

Lychnocanium alma O'Connor 1999

Lychnocanium altum Tochilina et al. 1988

Lychnocanium andreae Renaudie & Lazarus 2016

Lychnocanium arabicum Ehrenberg 1873

Lychnocanium bellum Clark & Campbell 1942
= Lychnocanoma bellum
Lychnocanium bellum longipes

Lychnocanium beringium Tochilina 1985

Lychnocanium bipes Riedel 1959

Lychnocanium campanella Ehrenberg 1873

Lychnocanium carinatum Ehrenberg 1873
= Lychnocanium carinatum
Lychnocanium clavigerum Haeckel 1887

Lychnocanium concinnum Mamedov 1970

Lychnocanium conicum Clark & Campbell 1942
= Lychnocanium conicum
Lychnocanium continuum Ehrenberg 1873
= Lychnocanium continuum
Lychnocanium crassipes Ehrenberg 1873

Lychnocanium cypselus Ehrenberg 1873

Lychnocanium depressum Ehrenberg 1873

Lychnocanium exilis Gorbovets 1972

Lychnocanium falciferum Ehrenberg 1854

Lychnocanium favosum Haeckel 1887

Lychnocanium fenestratum Haeckel 1887

not figuredLychnocanium fenestratum [nomen nudum] Ehrenberg 1861

Lychnocanium fortipes Haeckel 1887

Lychnocanium grande Campbell & Clark 1944

Lychnocanium grande brevis Campbell & Clark 1944

Lychnocanium grande rotunda Campbell & Clark 1944

Lychnocanium grande rugosum Campbell & Clark 1944

Lychnocanium hamosum Ehrenberg 1873

Lychnocanium hirundo Ehrenberg 1875
= Lychnocanium hirundo
Lychnocanium isozakiense Nakaseko 1963

Lychnocanium laesum Kozlova 1960

Lychnocanium lanterna Haeckel 1887

Lychnocanium longiapicale Clark & Campbell 1942

Lychnocanium lucerna Ehrenberg 1847

Lychnocanium neptunei O'Connor 1997
= Lychnocanium neptunei
Lychnocanium nipponicum Nakaseko 1963

Lychnocanium nodosum Haeckel 1887

Lychnocanium obscurum Moksyakova 1965

Lychnocanium obtusicorne Vinassa de Regny 1900

Lychnocanium has 61 sub-taxa these are grouped in 2 pages
1 L. aea :: 2 L. ova


Citation: Lychnocanium Ehrenberg 1846
Rank: genus
Type species: Lychnocanium lucerna Ehrenberg 1847 [only one valid species]
Described on page(s) : chart to p.385
Family (traditional): Theoperidae

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Current identification/main database link: Lychnocanium Ehrenberg 1847

Original Description
Apertura testae duplex opposita. Testa semel constricta. articuli postremi apertura constricta aut margine connivente, nec sensim ampliore...aculeis pedicellata.

Translation: Aperture of the test double, opposite. Test with a single constriction. Posterior segments with constricted aperture or a closed margin, and not gradually widening. Spines forming feet. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek lychnocanium = lantern-basket

Extra details from original publication

Sub-genera described:


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1846). Uber eine halibiolithische, von Herrn R. Schomburgk entdeckte, vorherrschend aus mikroskopischen Polycystinen gebildete, Gebirgsmasse von Barbados. Bericht uber die zu Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1846: 382-385. gs


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