Centrohelida

Centrohelida

[¦sen·trō′hel·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of protozoans in the subclass Heliozoia lacking a central capsule and having axopodia or filopodia, and siliceous scales and spines.
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The genus Acanthocystis contains more species than any of the other Centrohelida. The genus, erected by Carter (1863), is wide spread with members occurring in both freshwater and marine habitats.
Morphology of the scales of the freshwater heliozoan Raphidocystis tubifera (Heliozoa, Centrohelida) and organization of the intact scale layer.
Species of Acanthoecidae and the Centrohelida found at a site selected on fast ice.