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Astrosphaera hexagonalis Haeckel, 1887

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Inner shell with regular, hexagonal meshes and very thin bars, having a bristle-shaped, short radial by-spine in each hexagon-corner; outer shell twice as broad, with simple triangular meshes and thicker bars, bearing one row of simple bristle-shaped, curved, radial by-spined. Radial main spines with three smooth edges.

Dimensions:
Diameter of the outer shell 0,32, inner 0'16.

Habitat:
South Pacific (West Patagonia), Station 302, surface.

Haeckel 1887


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