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Staurancistra elegans Vinassa de Regny 1900

not figuredStaurancistra quadricuspis Haeckel 1887


Citation: Staurancistra Haeckel 1882
Rank: genus
Type species: Staurancistra quadricuspis Haeckel 1887 [only one valid species]
Described on page(s) : 451
Family (traditional): not-known

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Current identification:

Original Description
2c. Tribus: Staurolonchida. Dyosphaeria tetracantha (aculeis quatuor ad formam crucis rectangularis dispositis).
B. aculeis ramosis.

Translation: 2c. Tribe: Staurolonchida. Dyosphaeria with four spines (the four spines arranged in the form of a rectangular cross).
B. With the spines branched. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Etymology: Greek staurancistra = crossed fish-hook"


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


Staurancistra compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 25-2-2021

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