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Taxon Details

Mallomonas caudata Iwanoff emend. Willi Krieg. 1930

  • Taxonomic Rank: Species
  • Taxonomic Status: Accepted
  • Parent Taxon: Mallomonas Perty 1851 (Genus)
Mallomonas caudata
Mallomonas caudata

EA Chrysophyte Information

  • Whitton Code: 09310080
  • Shape: Cells ovoid to pear-shaped, slender, often with a "tail". Bristles densely covering cells.
  • Ecology: Typical in fresh waters. Early warning indicator in humic waters
  • Life forms: Planktonic; Solitary cells
  • Distribution: UK, Europe, Western palearctic
  • Measure: Organism-Width: Miniumum 10 Micrometre Maximum 30 Micrometre
  • Measure: Organism-Length: Miniumum 40 Micrometre Maximum 100 Micrometre