Halosphaera parkeae Boalch & Mommaerts

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Halosphaera parkeae

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Halosphaera parkeae
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
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
No preservation
Contrast enhancement
Not described
Stain
No stain
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Morphology
The two different punctures of the outer wall
Other remarks
It can give the surface water a green oily appearance
Life form
Phycoma stage and solitary flagellate
Size
Phycoma-stage: f. parkeae diameter=400-550 µm, f. minuta diameter=200-250 µm
Literature
Boalch, G. T. & Mommaerts, J.P. 1969. A new punctate species of Halosphaera. J. mar. biol. Ass. U.K. 49: 129-139.

Change History

  • 2011-10-24 20:19:18 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Halosphaera parkeae_5.jpg
  • 2011-10-24 20:18:05 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Halosphaera parkeae_5.jpg
  • 2011-10-24 20:17:24 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Halosphaera parkeae_4.jpg
  • 2011-10-24 20:15:37 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Halosphaera parkeae_4.jpg
  • 2011-09-26 19:24:44 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Halosphaera parkeae_3.gif
  • 2011-09-26 19:23:20 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Halosphaera parkeae_3.gif