Bicosta spinifera (Throndsen) Leadbeater, 1978

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Bicosta spinifera

Lorica with protoplast (dry preparation) (DIC).

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Bicosta spinifera
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Copyright stamp
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
Dept. of Marine botany, University of Gothenburg
Contributing organisation
University of Gothenburg
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
Lorica with protoplast (dry preparation) (DIC).
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Not described
Contrast enhancement
DIC/Nomarski
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
H
Other remarks

Distribution: Widely
Life form
Solitary
Size
Lorica length 50-80 µm
Literature
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.
Throndsen, J. 1970b. Salpingoeca spinifera sp. nov., a new planktonic species of the Craspedophyceae recorded in the Arctic. Br. Phycol. J. 5: 87-89.

Change History

  • 2011-09-26 19:28:14 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Bicosta spinifera_2.gif
  • 2011-09-26 19:26:47 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Bicosta spinifera_2.gif