Leptocylindrus danicus P.T. Cleve, 1889

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Leptocylindrus danicus

Living cells (DIC)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

Additional image information

Title
Leptocylindrus danicus
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
University of Gothenburg, Marine botany
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
Living cells (DIC)
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
Cylindrical cells with several chloroplasts
Other remarks

Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Cells united in chains
Size
Diameter = 5-16 µm
Resting spore
+
Literature
Davis, C. O., Hollibaugh, J. T., Seibert, D. L. R., Thomas, W. H. & Harrison, P. J. 1980. Formation of resting spores by Leptocylindrus danicus (Bacillariophyceae) in a controlled ecosystem. J. Phycol.16: 296-302.
Drebes, G. 1974. Marines Phytoplankton, Eine Auswahl der Helgoländer Planktonalgen (Diatomeen, Peridineen). Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart. 186 pp.
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.
Takano, H. 1990. Diatoms. In “Red tide organisms in Japan-An illustrated taxonomic guide”. (Y. Fukuyo, H. Takano, M. Chihara & K. Matsuoka eds) . Uchida Rokakuho, Tokyo, p. 162-331.

Biovolumes

Species Leptocylindrus danicus
Author P.T. Cleve 1889
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order EUPODISCALES (BIDDULPHIALES, CENTRALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cylinder
Formula p/4*d^2*h
Size class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Unit cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell cell
Size range 3x80 4x40-55 5x25-30 5x30-50 5x50-60 5x70-80 6x25-35 7-9x35-50 9-11x40-60
Height(h), µm 80.0 48.0 28.0 40.0 55.0 78.0 31.0 42.5 50.0
Diameter(d1), µm 3.0 4.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 6.0 8.0 10.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 565 603 550 785 1 079 1 531 876 2 135 3 925
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 49 52 48 64 83 110 70 144 237

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

  • 2014-03-27 11:51:18 Susanne Busch - Updated media metadata for Leptocylindrus danicus_5.jpg
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  • 2013-05-14 07:34:04 Regina Hansen - Updated media metadata for Leptocylindrus danicus_4.jpg
  • 2013-05-14 07:33:26 Regina Hansen - Added media: Leptocylindrus danicus_4.jpg
  • 2012-06-19 19:39:59 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Leptocylindrus danicus_3.jpg
  • 2012-06-19 19:38:37 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Leptocylindrus danicus_3.jpg
  • 2011-09-23 20:56:17 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Leptocylindrus danicus_2.gif
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