Spicules 4-bladed, pyramidal, tapering gradually from base toward distal end. Ectoplasm finely granulated. Few (6-8) zooxanthellae. Each spicule surrounded by 8 pear- or egg-shaped myonemes. Ectoplasmic cortex 2-layered. Cell body diameter: 0.1 mm, spicule length: 0.14 mm.
Kingdom Protoctista Phylum Actinopoda Subphylum Sarcodina Class Acantharia Order Symphyacanthida Family Astrolithidae Genus Acantholithium Species Acantholithium stellatum
Status in World Register of Marine Species
Not included in WoRMS database
Sorry, there are no scientific synonyms and common names available for this species
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