Diaphanoeca grandis Ellis, 1930

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Diaphanoeca grandis

Loricas (dry preparation) (PC)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Diaphanoeca grandis
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
Loricas (dry preparation) (PC)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
H
Morphology
Bottle shaped lorica constricted at the front, 10-13 longitudinal costae each with ten costal strips, spear with two costal strips, protoplast at the frontal part of the lorica.
Other remarks

Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary
Size
Lorica length 16-38 µm
Literature
Andersen, P. 1989. Functional biology of the choanoflagellate Diaphanoeca grandis Ellis. Mar. Microbial Food Webs. 3: 35-50.
Ellis, W. N. 1930. Recent researches on the Choanoflagellata (Craspedomonadines) (fresh-water and marine) with description of new genera and species. Annls Soc. R. Zool. Belg. 60: 49-88.
Espeland, G. & Throndsen, J. 1986. Flagellates from Kilsfjorden, Southern Norway, with description of two new species of Choanoflagellida. Sarsia. 71: 209-226.
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. 1974. Planktonic choanoflagellates from North Atlantic waters. Sarsia. 56: 95-122.

Biovolumes

Species Diaphanoeca grandis
Author Ellis 1930
Division ZOOMASTIGOPHORA
Class Choanoflagellidea
Order CHOANOFLAGELLIDA
Trophy HT
Geometric shape rotational ellipsoid
Formula p/6*d^2*l
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 7-10
Length(l1), µm 8.5
Diameter(d1), µm 6.4
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 182
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 28.6

Source

Olenina, I., Hajdu, S., Edler, L., Andersson, A., Wasmund, N., Busch, S., Göbel, J., Gromisz, S., Huseby, S., Huttunen, M., Jaanus, A., Kokkonen, P., Ledaine, I. and Niemkiewicz, E. 2006 Biovolumes and size-classes of phytoplankton in the Baltic Sea HELCOM Balt.Sea Environ. Proc. No. 106, 144pp. (PDF),
PEG_BVOL.zip

Change History

  • 2018-05-07 11:37:29 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Diaphanoeca grandis_2.png
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