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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Eucyrtidium acanthocephalum Ehrenberg 1873

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Eucyrtidium acanthocephalum

Citation: Eucyrtidium acanthocephalum Ehrenberg 1873
taxonomic rank: species
Described on page(s) : p.225
Type repository: Ehrenberg's collection, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Family (traditional): Pterocorythidae
Family (modern): Pterocorythidae

Current identification:

Original Description

[3-segmented, with rough surface, with subequal pores arranged in quincuncial rows. Cephalis oblong, with long terminal spine having at the base a corona of 3 smaller ones, and without distinct stricture. Second segment lageniform, strongly swollen in the middle. Third segment narrower than the second, short, truncate. Total length 225 µ, of the cephalis 41 µ, second segment 80 µ, of the third segment 23 µ. (Translated from Latin by E.M.R. and W.R.R.)]

Latinized Greek acanthos + kephalos = having a spiny cephalis


Ehrenberg, C. G. (1874b). Grössere Felsproben des Polycystinen-Mergels von Barbados mit weiteren Erläuterungen. Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1873: 213-263. gs


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