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not figuredPlagonidium bigeminum Haeckel 1887

not figuredPlagonidium quadrigeminum Haeckel 1887


Citation: Plagonidium Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Plagonidium bigeminum Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D104]
Described on page(s) : 424
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
1b. Tribus: Tetraplagida. Skeleto aculeis quatuor, simplicibus aut ramosis, e centro radiantibus composito.
B. Quatuor aculeis ramosis.
BII. ramis irregulariter dispersis.

Translation: 1b. Tribe: Tetraplagida. Skeleton composed of four spines, simple or branched, radiating from a center.
B.Four spines branched.
BII. Branches irregularly arranged. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek plagonidium = small side-article"


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


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

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