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not figuredSpongostaurus cruciatus Haeckel 1887

not figuredSpongostaurus hastatus Haeckel 1887

not figuredSpongostaurus quadratus Haeckel 1887

not figuredSpongostaurus serratus Haeckel 1887

Spongostaurus stewarti Campbell & Clark 1944


Citation: Spongostaurus Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Spongostaurus cruciatus Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D94]
Described on page(s) : 461
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
4b. Tribus: Spongotrochida. Spongodiscida aculeata (sed non brachiata) cum aculeis marginalibus in plano disci sitis.
C. aculeis quatuor ad crucis form. disp.

Translation: 4b. Tribe: Spongotrochida. Spined Spongodiscida (but not armed) with marginal spines situated in the plane of the disk.
C. With four spines arranged in the form of a cross. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: From the Greek spongostaurus = spongy disk with crossed spines"


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


Spongostaurus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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