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Stauracontium agdaraensis Mamedov 1969

not figuredStauracontium antarcticum Haeckel 1887

Stauracontium cameranii Carnevale 1908

not figuredStauracontium cruciferum Haeckel 1887

Stauracontium hirtum Kozlova & Gorbovets 1966

Stauracontium mutinense Vinassa de Regny 1900

not figuredStauracontium papillosum Haeckel 1887

not figuredStauracontium setosum Haeckel 1887

not figuredStauracontium sparganium Haeckel 1887

not figuredStauracontium tetracontium Haeckel 1887

Stauracontium yatsuoense Nakaseko 1955


Citation: Stauracontium Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Stauracontium cruciferum Haeckel 1887 [designated by Campbell,1954, p.D58]
Described on page(s) : 452
Family (traditional): Actinommidae

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Current identification:

Original Description
3c. Tribus: Stauracontida. Triosphaeria tetracantha (aculceis, quatuor ad formam crucis rectangularis (dispositis).
aculeis 4 simplicibus aequalibus.

Translation: 3c. Tribe: Stauracontida. Triosphaeria with four spines (with the four spines arranged in the form of a rectangular cross).
With 4 simple, equal spines. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: Greek stauracontium = crossed dart"

Extra details from original publication

Sub-genera described:


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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