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Citation: Phormosphaera Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Cenosphaera primordialis Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D49]
Described on page(s) : 448

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Current identification:

Original Description
1a. Tribus: Ethmosphaerida (Monosphaeria anacantba). Testa globosa simplici inermi (laevi aut aspera, sed non spinusa).
A. clathris regularibus (poris aequalibus).
AI. poris hexagonis.

Translation: 1a. Tribe: Ethmosphaerida (Monosphaeria without spines). Spherical test simple, unarmed (smooth or rough, but not spiny).
A. With regular pores (pores equal).
AI. With pores hexagonal. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]


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


Phormosphaera compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 13-5-2021

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