Spicules sharpened at both ends, quadrangular in cross section at center, gradually thickening towards periphery. All 10 spicules usually of equal length, sometimes 1 longer. Ectoplasm coarsely vacuolated. Nuclei small, numerous (up to 120). Eight-twelve claviformmyonemes next to each spicule. Ectoplasmic cortex of calymma two-layered. Cell body diameter: 0.1 mm; spicule length: 0.16 mm.
Kingdom Protoctista Phylum Actinopoda Subphylum Sarcodina Class Acantharia Order Symphyacanthida Family Astrolithidae Genus Acantholithium Species Acantholithium dicopum
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.
You can continue searching for Acantholithiumdicopum on one of these Web sites: