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Taxon Details

Ochromonas Vysotskij 1887

  • Taxonomic Rank: Genus
  • Taxonomic Status: Accepted

EA Chrysophyte Information

  • Whitton Code: 09350000
  • Shape: Naked, disc-like to ovoid or spherical cells with 2 unequal flagella
  • Ecology: Typical in fresh waters.
  • Life forms: Planktonic; Solitary cells
  • Distribution: UK, Europe, Western palearctic
  • Measure: Organism-Width: Miniumum 4.5 Micrometre Maximum 18 Micrometre
  • Measure: Organism-Length: Miniumum 6 Micrometre Maximum 28 Micrometre