Microheliella maris

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Microheliella maris
Scientific classification
Domain:
Kingdom:
Order:
Microhelida
Family:
Microheliellidae
Genus:
Microheliella
Species

Microheliella maris is a protist species first described in 2015. It has a variety of unusual morphological characteristics which make its broader classification difficult. These include a centrosome with two concentric granular shells and axopodia much simpler structure than in visually similar protists.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yabuki, A.; et al. (2012). "Microheliella maris (Microhelida ord. n.), an ultrastructurally highly distinctive new axopodial protist species and genus, and the unity of phylum Heliozoa". Protist. 163 (3): 356–388. doi:10.1016/j.protis.2011.10.001. PMID 22153838.