Two concentric shells. Medullary shell composed of a loose network of thin anastomosingbars. Outer shell similar to that of Heliaster hexagonium, except for the presence of many (>6) long, 3-bladed primary spines. Outer shell diameter without spines: ca. 160 µm.
Ref.: Hollande and Enjumet (1960).
Kingdom Protoctista Phylum Actinopoda Subphylum Sarcodina Class Polycystina Order Spumellaria Family Actinommidae Genus Heliosoma Species Heliosoma echinaster
Status in World Register of Marine Species
Not included in WoRMS database
Scientific synonyms and common names
Sorry, there are no literature references available for this species.
Heliosoma echinaster Heliosoma echinaster 2
You can continue searching for Heliosomaechinaster on one of these Web sites: