Cephalis relatively small, with two large horns (apical and vertical spines). Thorax a large, thin-walled, 3-sided pyramid with small, very regular subcircular pores and thin bars; edges of pyramid continue as 3 strong 3-bladed legs. Abdomen cylindrical, may be rudimentary. Shell height (without horns): 180-260 µm.
Ref.: Benson (1966), as Pterocanium cf. elegans.
Kingdom Protoctista Phylum Actinopoda Subphylum Sarcodina Class Polycystina Order Nassellaria Family Theoperidae Genus Pterocanium Species Pterocanium elegans
Status in World Register of Marine Species
Not included in WoRMS database
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