Heterophrys febvre-chevalierae Mikrjukov, 1996

Diagnosis: Cells 10-25 µm in diameter, surrounded by a thin mucous coat and placed at a top of a mucous stalk. Radial spicules arise from the cell coat and the upper part of the stalk; they are of uniform width, tapering abruptly towards sharp apices; their length is ca. the cell diameter.

Ecology: Marine.

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