Pseudopedinella pyriformis N. Carter, 1937

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Pseudopedinella cf. pyriformis

A = A living cell (PC); B = A living cell in "transverse section" (BF); C&D = Cells in Lugol (BF). (arrows=contractile trailing stalks, arrowheads=pyrenoids)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

Additional image information

Title
Pseudopedinella cf. pyriformis
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
Caption
A = A living cell (PC); B = A living cell in "transverse section" (BF); C&D = Cells in Lugol (BF). (arrows=contractile trailing stalks, arrowheads=pyrenoids)
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Light microscopy
Preservation
Not described
Stain
Not described
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat

Description

IDs in other systems
Other remarks
See taxonomic discussion in Zimmermann et al.(1984)
Life form
Solitary
Size
length 5-8 µm, width 3-9 µm
Literature
Carter, N. 1937. New or interesting algae from brackish water. Arch. Protistenk. 90: 1-68.
Zimmermann, B., Moestrup, Ø. & Hällfors, G. 1984. Chrysophyte or heliozoon: Ultrastructural studies on a cultured species of Pseudopedinella (Pedinellales ord. nov.) with comments on species taxonomy. Protistologica. 20: 591-612.

Biovolumes

Species Pseudopedinella pyriformis
Author N. Carter 1937
Division CHRYSOPHYTA (HETEROKONTOPHYTA)
Class Chrysophyceae
Order PEDINELLALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape sphere
Formula p/6*d^3
Size class 1 2
Unit cell cell
Size range 6 8
Diameter(d1), µm 6.0 8.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 113 268
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 18 41

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

  • 2014-08-01 11:06:46 Birger Skjelbred - Updated media metadata for Pseudopedinella pyriformis_3.jpg
  • 2014-08-01 11:04:40 Birger Skjelbred - Added media: Pseudopedinella pyriformis_3.jpg
  • 2014-08-01 11:04:27 Birger Skjelbred - Deleted media: Pseudopedinella pyriformis_3.jpg
  • 2014-08-01 11:03:28 Birger Skjelbred - Updated media metadata for Pseudopedinella pyriformis_3.jpg
  • 2014-08-01 11:01:27 Birger Skjelbred - Added media: Pseudopedinella pyriformis_3.jpg
  • 2012-10-05 13:52:24 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Pseudopedinella pyriformis_2.jpg
  • 2012-10-05 13:51:39 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Pseudopedinella pyriformis_2.jpg
  • 2011-09-28 20:20:36 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Pseudopedinella pyriformis_1.gif
  • 2011-09-28 20:19:29 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Pseudopedinella pyriformis_1.gif