CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Euchitonia (Pteractis) Ehrenberg 1873

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Pteractis elegans Ehrenberg 1873


Citation: Euchitonia (Pteractis) Ehrenberg 1873
Rank: sub-genus
Type species: Pteractis elegans Ehrenberg 1873 (monotypic)
Described on page(s) : 277

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See also: Euchitonia - Pteractis was described as a sub-genus of Euchitonia;

Translation: Small triradiate bodies irregularly spongy-cellular; concentric in the middle; radii sharp and subspinose at the apex; patagium between the radii thin and membranaceous, loosely and minutely cellular, not enveloping the apices.]


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1873a). Mikrogeologische Studien als Zusammenfassung seiner Beobachtungen des kleinsten Lebens der Meeres-Tiefgründe aller Zonen und dessen geologischen Einfluss. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1872: 265-322. gs


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