Chaetoceros didymus Ehrenberg, 1845

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Chaetoceros didymus

Chain with siliceous hairs (SEM).

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Chaetoceros didymus
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Copyright stamp
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
Dept. of Marine botany, University of Gothenburg
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
Chain with siliceous hairs (SEM).
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
SEM Scanning Electron Microscopy
Preservation
Not described
Stain
Sputter coated
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Valve protuberance, setae, siliceous hairs, resting spores in pairs
Other remarks
Complex of taxa (Rines & Hargraves 1988)
Life form
Cells united in chains
Size
Diameter=10-40 µm
Resting spore
+
Literature
Hasle, G. R. & Syvertsen, E. E.1996. Marine diatoms. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, p. 5-385.
Jensen, K. G. & Moestrup, Ø. 1998. The genus Chaetoceros (Bacillariophyceae) in inner Danish coastal waters. Opera Botanica. 133: 1-68.
Rines, J. E. B. & Hargraves, P. E. 1988. The Chaetoceros Ehrenberg (Bacillariophyceae) flora of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, USA. Bibliotheca Phycologica 79: 1-196

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  • 2018-03-16 13:51:04 Maria Karlberg - Updated media metadata for Chaetoceros didymus_7.jpg
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