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Pityomma drymodes Haeckel 1887

not figuredPityomma piniferum Haeckel 1887

not figuredPityomma scoparium Haeckel 1887


Citation: Pityomma Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Pityomma scoparium Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D66]
Described on page(s) : 452
Family (traditional): Actinommidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
3e. Tribus: Lychnosphaerida. Triosphaeria polyacantha (aculeis multis, octo aut pluribus plerumque sine ordine dispersis).
B. aculeis ramosis aut verticillatis.
BI. tribus globis nonnisi per radios 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.
BI. With the three spheres connected only by radii. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek pityomma = pine-eye"


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


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

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