Spicules strongly widened basally, tapering distally, sharp. Some specimens with 2 equatorial spicules much longer than other 18. In live specimens cupola-shaped extensions of calymma can be seen over spicules. Elastic fibrillae of calymma form heptagons or hexagons around spicules, each with 5-6 pores. Spicule length: 0.28 mm.
Kingdom Protoctista Phylum Actinopoda Subphylum Sarcodina Class Acantharia Order Symphyacanthida Family Astrolithidae Genus Heliolithium Species Heliolithium aureum
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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Heliolithium aureum Heliolithium aureum 2
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