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Citation: Prunosphaera Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Carposphaera prunulum Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D48]
Described on page(s) : 451

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Current identification:

Original Description
2a. Tribus: Carposphaerida. Dyosphaeria inermia, anacantha (testae globosae superficie externa laevi aut aspera. sed non spinosa).
B. clathris irregularibus (poris inaequalibus rotundis).
BI. poris externis polygonis.

Translation: 2a. Tribe: Carposphaerida. Unarmed Dyosphaeria, without spines (external surface of the spherical test smooth or rough, but not spiny).
B. With irregular lattice (pores circular and unequal).
BI. With the external pores polygonal. (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


Prunosphaera compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-4-2021

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