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(Haeckel)

Actinomma antarcticum group?

Three concentric shells. Cortical shell composed of a very irregular, sometimes sponge-like network of thick anastomosing bars. Second shell large, irregularly shaped, spongy. First shell small, circular, rarely visible. Cortical shell diameter: 200-400 µm.
Nigrini (1967) described Actinomma medianum, which differs from Actinommna antarcticum in that it has a simply latticed cortical shell and a more delicate medullary meshwork.

Ref.: Riedel (1958), Nigrini (1967).

Actinomma antarcticum