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Heliozoea: Centrohelida

Acanthocystis sp.

Acanthocystis turfacea Genus: Free-living; skeleton with or without coat; cuirass made of scales and of the basal part of the spicules; coat indistinguishable (Illustrated Guide, 1985). Siliceous scales arranged tangentially and radiating siliceous spines with pointed or bifurcated ends; (Kudo, 1966).
Other endosymbioses

Acanthocystis sp. ?, cell body 40 μm in diam., axopodia up to 63 μm long, siliceous spines 20 μm long, x 640, Numa-no-hara marsh (Genseikaen), Madarao highland (Niigata & Nagano Pref.), Myoko village, Niigata Pref., Japan, May 15, 2005 by Y. Tsukii
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