Two latticed shells, medullary as in Carposphaera acanthophora (may be missing in poorly preserved materials). Pores on cortical shell very regular, polygonal, with thin bars; bristle-shaped spines on nodes. Outer shell diameter without spines: ca. 230 µm.
Ref.: Hollande and Enjumet (1960).
Kingdom Protoctista Phylum Actinopoda Subphylum Sarcodina Class Polycystina Order Spumellaria Family Actinommidae Genus Heliaster Species Heliaster hexagonium
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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Heliaster hexagonium Heliaster hexagonium 2
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