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Taxon Details

Mallomonas pulchella (Kisselev) Cronberg and Kristiansen 1980

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

EA Chrysophyte Information

  • Shape: Cells ovoid to almost cylindrical, covered with silica scales. Apically with a crown of pointed scales.
  • Ecology: Common in fresh waters
  • Life forms: Planktonic; Solitary cells
  • Distribution: UK, Europe, Western palearctic
  • Measure: Organism-Width: Miniumum 10 Micrometre Maximum 15 Micrometre
  • Measure: Organism-Length: Miniumum 20 Micrometre Maximum 60 Micrometre