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Lamprocyclas aegles (Ehrenberg, 1854)

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Podocyrtis aegles, testulae campanulatae capitulo ovato aculeo ensiformi triquetro longo armato, secundo et tertio articulo turgidis amplius cellulosis, spinarum terminalium brevium ordine duplici, externo numerosiore et interno parciore. Elegantissima et intergra ampla forma. Longitudo tota 1/10''', capituli cum aculeo 1/24''', aculei ensiformis lati frontalis 1/34''', capituli solius 1/90''', articuli primi et secundi singulis 1/45''', aculeorum terminalium 1/150'''. Spinae terminales in ordine exteriore numerantur distinctae 6, obsoletae 2-4, in ordine interno s. aperturae margine 2. Inter aperturam amplam mediam postremam et marginem spinosum externum annulus laevis integer positus est. Cellulae capituli minores in 1/100''' 4, articuli secundi sensim maiores in 1/100''' 3-2 1/2, articuli tertii 2-1 3/4. Series cellularum longitudinales in capitulo 5 cellulas, in secundo articulo 6, in tertio 3-4 continent. Superficies aspera. Ex abysso 8160 pedum.
Ehrenberg 1854
Shell conical, with three internal annular septa. Length of the four joints= 1:1:3:4. Cephalis subspherical, as large as the thorax, with a stout, pyramidal horn of three times the length, bearing at the apex a spinulate knob. The fourth joint is the broadest, and has large, circular, hexagonally-framed pores, two to three times as broad as the circular pores of the three first joints. Peristome with a double coronal of short, conical, divergent feet, nine on each coronal.
Dimensions: Length of the shell (with four joints) 0.16, breadth 0.11. Length of the single joints, a 0.02, b 0.02, c 0.05, d 0.07.
Haeckel 1887


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