Dicroerisma psilonereiella Taylor & Cattell

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Dicroerisma psilonereiella

A living cell (arrows=girdle and sulcus), (arrowheads=Y-formed axostyle with forked ends). (DIC)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Dicroerisma psilonereiella
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
A living cell (arrows=girdle and sulcus), (arrowheads=Y-formed axostyle with forked ends). (DIC)
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Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Morphology
Gymnodinioid cell with a Y-formed internal skeletal element (=axostyle)
Other remarks

Distribution: British Columbia, Kamchatka, Skagerrak
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length 23-32 µm, width 15-19 µm
Literature
Simakova, N. K. & Konovalova, G. V. 1995. New and rare species of Dinophyta from Avachi bay (Kamchatka). Botanicheskii Zhurnal (St. Petersburg). 80: 94-97.
Sournia, A. 1986. “Atlas du phytoplankton marin. Volume I: Introduction, Cyanophycées, Dictyochophycées, Dinophycées et Raphidophycées. Editions du Centre National de la recherche scientifique, Paris. pp. 219
Taylor, F. J. R. & Cattell, S. A. 1969. Discroerisma psilonereiella Gen. et Sp. N., a new dinoflalgellate from British Columbia coastal waters. Protistologica. 5: 169-172.

Biovolumes

Species Dicroerisma psilonereiella
Author Taylor et Cattell 1969
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order ACTINISCALES
Trophy HT
Geometric shape half cone
Formula p/24*d^2*h
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 30
Height(h), µm 30.0
Diameter(d1), µm 15.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 883
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 126

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

  • 2011-10-13 13:48:57 Malin Mohlin - Updated media metadata for Dicroerisma psilonereiella_2.JPG
  • 2011-10-13 13:47:57 Malin Mohlin - Added media: Dicroerisma psilonereiella_2.JPG