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Taxon Details

Pseudopedinella elastica Skuja 1948

  • Taxonomic Rank: Species
  • Taxonomic Status: Accepted
  • Parent Taxon: Pseudopedinella N. Carter 1937 (Genus)

EA Chrysophyte Information

  • Shape: Flagellated, naked cell with one pseudopodium, often shrunk to a pearl like transparent knot.
  • Ecology: In fresh and marine waters
  • Life forms: Planktonic; Solitary cells
  • Distribution: UK, Europe, Western palearctic
  • Measure: Organism-Width: Miniumum 10 Micrometre Maximum 14 Micrometre
  • Measure: Organism-Length: Miniumum 9 Micrometre Maximum 15 Micrometre
  • Notes: Cells more or less deformed (diameter 10 Am) in preserved samples