Overview

Heliozoa


Related Overviews

 

'Heliozoa' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Zoology and Animal Sciences

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(superclass Sarcodina, class Actinopodea)

A subclass of Protozoa which have a spherical cell body from which radiate many slender pseudopodia. In some species there is a porous test, the pseudopodia extending through the pores. There are three orders, found in freshwater lakes, ponds, rivers, etc. Members of the subclass, but most commonly Actinophrys sol, are sometimes called ‘sun animalcules’.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.