A&B = Cells (arrows=paramylon centers); C = Anterior end viewed at different focal planes (arrowhead=stigma). (BF)
Size: Length 64-115 µm
Distinctive features: Cell with two or four flagella, pellicula with broad stripes, chloroplasts radiating from two paramylon centers. This species is often very common in early spring in the Skagerrak
Distribution: Arctic, North Atlantic, Skagerrak
Throndsen, J. 1969. Flagellates of Norwegian coastal waters. Nytt Mag. Bot. 16: 161-216.
Throndsen, J. 1993. The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Marine Phytoplankton: a guide to naked flagellates and coccolithophorids. Academic Press, San Diego, p. 7-145.