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Cladococcus viminalis Haeckel, 1862

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Cladococcus viminalis (p. 226):
Pores regular, hexagonally framed, three times as broad as the bars; five to six on the radius. Radial spines, arising from all the nodal-points of the network, twice as long as the shell diameter; in the basal half simple, in the distal half with three to six long, thin, curved branches, which are partly forked; three edges of the spines dentated.

Dimensions: Diameter of the shell 0.08, pores 0.01, bars 0.003; length of the radial spines 0.16, basal breadth 0.003.
Habitat: Mediterranean (Messina).
Haeckel 1887











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