Tubes of variable length are present on some of the pores, tube walls are imperforate. Shell diameter: 80-120 µm. According to Strelkov and Reshetnjak (1971)Siphonosphaera socialis Haeckel has usually smaller shells (50-80 µm).
Ref.: Nigrini and Moore (1979), Boltovskoy and Riedel (1980).
Kingdom Protoctista Phylum Actinopoda Subphylum Sarcodina Class Polycystina Order Spumellaria Family Collosphaeridae Genus Siphonosphaera Species Siphonosphaera polysiphonia
Status in World Register of Marine Species
Not included in WoRMS database
Scientific synonyms and common names
?Siphonosphaera socialis ?Siphonosphaera tenera
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