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not figuredPhacostylus amphipyramis Haeckel 1887

Phacostylus amphistylus Haeckel 1887

not figuredPhacostylus amphixiphus Haeckel 1887

Phacostylus caudatus Haeckel 1887

Phacostylus dellupi Carnevale 1908

Phacostylus originalis Mamedov 1970

Phacostylus vicinus Kozlova & Gorbovets 1966


Citation: Phacostylus Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Phacostylus amphistylus Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D80]
Described on page(s) : 457
Family (traditional): Coccodiscidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
1b. Tribus: Heliodiscida. Phacodiscida aculeata cum aculeis marginalibus in plano lentis
aequatoriali sitis.
A. aculeis duobus oppositis, in uno axi sitis.
AII. testa medullari duplici (sine zona spinarum).

Translation: 1b. Tribe: Heliodiscida. Spined Phacodiscida, with marginal spines situated in the equatorial plane of the lens.
A. With two opposite spines, situated in one axis.
AII. With double medullary shell (without spiny zone). (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek phacostylus = lens with styles"

Extra details from original publication

Sub-genera described:


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


Phacostylus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-4-2021

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