Corisphaera gracilis Kamptner, 1937

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Corisphaera gracilis

A = A living cell with flagella and haptonema (=arrow), (arrowhead=stomatal coccolith) (DIC); B = Dry preparation of a coccolith case , (DIC); C = An eroded coccolith case (SEM)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Corisphaera gracilis
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
A = A living cell with flagella and haptonema (=arrow), (arrowhead=stomatal coccolith) (DIC); B = Dry preparation of a coccolith case , (DIC); C = An eroded coccolith case (SEM)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

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Other remarks

Distribution: Widely
Life form
Solitary
Size
Diameter = 7-9,5 µm, zygolith = 1,4 X 1,0 µm
Literature
Gaarder, K. 1962. Electron microscope studies on holococcolithophorids. Nytt Mag. Bot.10: 35-51.
""Heimdal, B. & Gaarder, K. 1980. Coccolithophorids from the northern part of the eastern central Atlantic. I. Holococcolithophorids. """"Meteor"""" Forsch.-Ergebnisse. 32: 1-14.""
Kamptner, E. 1937. Neue und bemerkensverte Coccolithineen aus dem Mittelmeer. Archiv für Protistenkunde. 89: 279-316.
Kamptner, E. 1941. Die Coccolithineen der Südwestküste von Istrien. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien. 51: 54-149.