Acanthocorbis unguiculata (Thomsen) Hara & Takahashi, 1984

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Acanthocorbis unguiculata

Lorica, dry preparation of specimen from an aquarium (DIC and PC)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Acanthocorbis unguiculata
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
Lorica, dry preparation of specimen from an aquarium (DIC and PC)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
H
Other remarks

Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary
Size
Lorica length 12-15 µm
Literature
Hara, S. & Takahashi, E. 1984. Re-investigation of Polyoeca dichotoma and Acanthoeca spectabilis (Acanthoecidae: Choanoflagellida). J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 64: 819-827.
Thomsen, H. A. 1973. Studies on marine choanoflagellates I. Silicified choanoflagellates of the Isefjord (Denmark). Ophelia. 12: 1-26.
Thomsen, H. A. 1992b. Loricabærende Chonanoflagellater (Kraveflagellater). In: Thomsen, H. A. (ed.) Plankton i de indre danske farvande. Havforskning fra Miljøstyrelsen, Copenhagen, pp. 157-194.