Acanthostomella norvegica (Daday, 1887)

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Acanthostomella norvegica

A living cell and empty loricae (DIC)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Acanthostomella norvegica
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
A living cell and empty loricae (DIC)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Other remarks

Distribution: Bipolar (Pierce & Turner 1993)
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 36-50µm, oral diameter 23-25 µm.
Resting spore
+
Literature
Davis, C. C. 1985. Acanthostomella norvegica in insular Newfoundland waters, Canada (Protozoa, Tintinnina). Internationale Revue der gesamten Hydrobiologie. 70: 21-26.
Marshall, S. M. 1969. Protozoa, Tintinnida, zooplankton sheet 122. Conseil International pour l'exploration de la mer.
Pierce, R. W. & Turner, J. T. 1993. Global biogeography of marine tintinnids. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 94: 11-26.