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Taxon Details

Chrysococcus rufescens G.A.Klebs 1893

  • Taxonomic Rank: Species
  • Taxonomic Status: Accepted

EA Chrysophyte Information

  • Whitton Code: 09130050
  • Shape: Lorica spherical to pyriform to oval, with 1 or 2 small flagella pores
  • Ecology: Reference species in oligo-humic and humic lakes, early warning species in small humic lakes
  • Life forms: Planktonic; Solitary cells
  • Distribution: Common in fresh waters, also in brackish waters
  • Measure: Organism-Diameter: Miniumum 8 Micrometre Maximum 12 Micrometre