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Taxon Details

Synura Ehrenb. 1835

  • Taxonomic Rank: Genus
  • Taxonomic Status: Accepted
  • Child Taxon: Synura petersenii Korshikov 1929 (Species)
Synura
Synura
Synura

EA Chrysophyte Information

  • Whitton Code: 09530000
  • Shape: Spherical or oblong colonies composed of 2-50 ovoid cells. Cell body covered by minute silica scales
  • Ecology: In fresh waters
  • Life forms: Planktonic; Colonial
  • Distribution: UK, Europe, Western palearctic
  • Measure: Organism-Length: Miniumum 20 Micrometre Maximum 40 Micrometre