CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Spongosphaerium Haeckel 1882

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Citation: Spongosphaerium Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Described on page(s) : 455

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Current identification:

Original Description
6e. Tribus: Rhizosphaerida. Spongosphaeria polyacanthaa, (aculeis multis plerumque sine ordine dispersis).
AII. cortice sporigioso testas medullares sine intervallo involvente.
C. testa med. triplici.

Translation: 6e. Tribe: Rhizosphaerida. Spongosphaeria with many spines (the many spines, eight or more, usually scattered without definite arrangement).
A. With one or more medullary shells.
AII. With the spongy cortex not separated by a free interval from the medullary shell.
C. With triple medullary shell. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Editors' Notes
No species are known to have been described through 1930.


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


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