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(Haeckel)

Cephalis, globular, sometimes spiny, with a stout, 3-bladed apical horn. Thorax truncate-conical to campanulate, spiny, with large circular pores and 3 ribs which extend into massive, divergent feet. Highly variable species (species group?). Shell height (without feet): 50-100 µm.

Ref.: Riedel (1958), Nigrini and Moore (1979).

Dictyophimus hirundo