Bicosta antennigera Moestrup, 1979

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Bicosta antennigera

Lorica (dry prepartion) (PC)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Bicosta antennigera
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
Lorica (dry prepartion) (PC)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Morphology
Lorica without transverse costae, anterior spines made of two coastal strips
Other remarks

Distribution: Arctic, North Atlantic, Skagerrak, Baltic, Pacific, Antarctic
Life form
Solitary
Size
Lorica length c. 60 µm
Literature
Moestrup, Ø. 1979. Identification by electron microscopy of marine nanoplankton from New Zealand, including the description of four new species. N. Z. J. Bot. 17: 61-95.
Thomsen, H. A. 1992b. Loricabærende Chonanoflagellater (Kraveflagellater). In: Thomsen, H. A. (ed.) Plankton i de indre danske farvande. Havforskning fra Miljøstyrelsen, Copenhagen, p. 157-194.