Leptocylindrus mediterraneus (H. Peragallo) Hasle, 1975

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
The coarsely structured cell wall, often with the flagellate Rhizomonas setigera
Other remarks
Its taxonomic position is questionable (Hasle & Syvertsen 1996)
Distribution: Worldwide
Life form
Solitary ?
Size
Diameter = 7-35 µm
Literature
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.
Pavillard, M. J. 1916b. Recherches sur les diatomées pélagiques du Golfe du Lion. Travail de l'Institut de Botanique de l'Université de Montpellier, Série mixte-Mémoire. 5: 7-62.

Biovolumes

Species Leptocylindrus mediterraneus
Author (H. Peragallo) Hasle
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Diatomophyceae (Bacillariophyceae)
Order EUPODISCALES (BIDDULPHIALES, CENTRALES)
Trophy AU
Geometric shape cylinder
Formula p/4*d^2*h
Size class 1
Unit cell
Size range 7-11x 40-60
Height(h), µm 50.0
Diameter(d1), µm 9.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1
Calculated volume, µm3 3 179
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 199

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),
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