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Taxon Details

Chrysidiastrum catenatum Lauterborn 1913

  • Taxonomic Rank: Species
  • Taxonomic Status: Accepted

EA Chrysophyte Information

  • Whitton Code: 09080010
  • Shape: Spherical, naked cells, in chain-like colonies associated by pseudopodia, 1 yellow-brown chromatophore
  • Ecology: Moderate common reference species in oligotrophic fresh waters
  • Life forms: Planktonic; Colonies or as solitary cells
  • Distribution: UK, Europe, Western palearctic
  • Measure: Organism-Width: Miniumum 12 Micrometre Maximum 14 Micrometre
  • Measure: Organism-Length: Miniumum 15 Micrometre Maximum 21 Micrometre