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Taxon Details

Spiniferomonas E.Takah. 1973

  • Taxonomic Rank: Genus
  • Taxonomic Status: Accepted

EA Chrysophyte Information

  • Whitton Code: 09450000
  • Shape: Spherical cells covered with siliceous plate and spine scales, 2 flagella of different length
  • Ecology: Mainly in fresh waters
  • Life forms: Planktonic; Solitary cells
  • Distribution: UK, Europe, Western palearctic
  • Measure: Organism-Diameter: Miniumum 3 Micrometre Maximum 11 Micrometre
  • Notes: Identification only possible with electron microscopy