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A subclass of essentially pelagic protozoans in the class Actinopodea characterized by skeletal rods constructed of strontium sulfate (celestite).
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levieri, but if a teleomorph is formed it might belong to Venturia or Acantharia
as indicated for other Fusicladium species.
2+], although a marine organism, an Acantharia
, constructs its internal skeleton of strontium sulfate .