Bicosta minor (Reynolds) Leadbeater, 1978

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Bicosta minor

Dry preparation. (DIC)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

Additional image information

Title
Bicosta minor
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
Dry preparation. (DIC)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
H
Morphology
Lorica without transverse costae, anterior spines made of one coastal strip
Other remarks

Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary
Size
Lorica length 30-45 µm
Literature
Leadbeater, B. S. C. 1978. Renaming of Salpingoeca sensu Grøntved. J. mar. biol. Ass. U.K. 58: 511-515.
Reynolds, N. 1976. Observations on Salpingoeca spinifera Throndsen and S. minor sp. nov. (Craspedophyceae). Br. Phyc. J. 11: 13-17.
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.