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Heliozoea: Centrohelida

Raphidiocystis sp.
Penard, 1904

Raphidiocystis Genus: Radial siliceous spicules unordered (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

Raphidiocystis sp. ?, cell body spherical, μm in diam., x 400, x 640, Japan, 1999 by Y. Tsukii
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Raphidiocystis Raphidiocystis

Raphidiocystis lemani: Cell body spherical, ~25 μm in diam., with gelatinous coat ~10 μm thick; cup-shaped spicules embedded, many radiate tubular spicules 2-3 x body length; ectoplasm distinct with granules (2 μm in diam.); endoplassm eccentric, plae, finely granular; nucleus ovoid ~3 μm in diam. with endosome 2 μm in diam.; contractile vacuoles in peripheral ectoplasm; axopods extend from central granule (Illustrated Guide, 1985).

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