Each spicule bears 8 apophyses arranged in 2 verticils, longest apophyses are closer to base of spicule, getting shorter distally. Length of spicules: 0.64-0.65 mm; length of longest apophyses: 0.012-0.028 mm, shortest: 0.009-0.012 mm; length of basal pyramids: 0.028-0.038 mm.
Kingdom Protoctista Phylum Actinopoda Subphylum Sarcodina Class Acantharia Order Arthracanthida Suborder Phyllacantha Family Phyllostauridae Genus Pristacantha Species Pristacantha octodon
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
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