Similar to Pterocanium trilobum, from which it sometimes is difficult to separate; differs by having a thorax with more pronounced, angular shoulders, and often a better developed abdomen. Shell height (without horn and feet): 100-120 µm.
Ref.: Petrushevskaya (1971a).
Kingdom Protoctista Phylum Actinopoda Subphylum Sarcodina Class Polycystina Order Nassellaria Family Theoperidae Genus Pterocanium Species Pterocanium praetextum
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
Sorry, there are no literature references available for this species.
Pterocanium praetextum Pterocanium praetextum 2
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