All spicules alike, short, massive, 4-winged, sword-shaped, bases with large leaf-cross, each with 50 thread-like myonemes. Coarse-meshed lattice shell with large pores, thick bars. Cell body spherical, opaque, yellow-brown. Spicule length: 0.2-0.36 mm; diameter of lattice shell: 0.2-0.3 mm; diameter of leaf-cross: 0.032 mm; diameter of cell body: 0.14 mm.
Kingdom Protoctista Phylum Actinopoda Subphylum Sarcodina Class Acantharia Order Arthracanthida Suborder Phyllacantha Family Phyllostauridae Genus Dictyacantha Species Dictyacantha tetragonopa
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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