Definition of Heliozoa in English:
A phylum of single-celled aquatic animals that are related to the radiolarians. They have a spherical shell with fine radiating needle-like projections.
- Heliozoa have axopodia, long stiff projections of cytoplasm.
- Some groups found in vernal pools are Vorticella, Heliozoa, and Ameoba phylum.
- However, due to the discovery of many new species, and discoveries regarding the morphology of the Heliozoa, the classic scheme is no longer deemed acceptable.
Definition of Heliozoa in:
- US English dictionary
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