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Lychnosphaera regina Haeckel 1887
= Lychnosphaera regina
Lychnosphaera tenuis Mast 1910


Citation: Lychnosphaera Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Lychnosphaera regina Haeckel 1887 [only one valid species]
Described on page(s) : 452
Family (traditional): Actinommidae

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Current identification/main database link: Lychnosphaera Haeckel 1881

Original Description
3e. Tribus: Lychnosphaerida. Triosphaeria polyacantha (aculeis multis, octo aut pluribus plerumque sine ordine dispersis).
B. aculeis ramosis aut verticillatis.
BII. tribus globis non solum per radios sed etiam per ramulos ramorum commuicantibus.

Translation: 3e. Tribe: Lychnosphaerida. Triosphaeria with many spines (with many, eight or more, spines, usually scattered without definite arrangement).
B. With the spines ramose or verticillate.
BII.- With the three spheres connected not only by radii but also by branched rods. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek lychnosphaera = lantern-sphere


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


Lychnosphaera compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 23-4-2021

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