CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Spongurus spongechinus Haeckel 1887

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Higher levels: rads_cat -> S -> Spongurus -> Spongurus spongechinus
Other pages this level: S. biconstrictus, S. biconstrictus triangulatus, S. bilobatus, S. cauleti, S. crispus, S. crowleysensis, S. cylindricus, S. cylindricus jh, S. elongatus, S. illepidus, S. irregularis, S. occidentalis, S. ovatus, S. phalanga, S. pylomaticus, S. pylomaticus borealis, S. radians, S. saxeus, S. smithi, S. spatulaeformis, S. spongechinus, S. stoehri, S. stuparius, S. stypticus, S. tricolus, S. yatsuoensis

Spongurus spongechinus

Citation: Spongurus spongechinus Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.345
Family (traditional): Spongodiscidae
Family (modern): Sponguridae

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Current identification:


Original Description
Shell ellipsoidal, one and a third times as long as broad, with thorny surface, and thirty to forty thick, conical radial spines, about half as long as the shell. Spongy framework in the inner part of the shell compact, in the outer loose, with a gradual transition between the two parts. Meshes in the central part smaller than the bars, in the superficial part four to eight times as broad.

Length of the shell 0.18, breadth 0.14.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Haeckel listed Spongurus spongechinus under the subgeneric name Sponguroma, but did not include the subgeneric name in the species name.

References:

Haeckel, E (1887). Report on the Radiolaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


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Spongurus spongechinus compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-5-2021

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