Braarudosphaera bigelowii (Gran et Braarud) Deflandre 1947

A living cell (BF)


Life-form: Solitary

Size: Diameter = 12-16 µm

Resting spore: -


Distinctive features: The pentagonal sides of the cell

Similar species:

Distribution: Norwegian Sea, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

Heimdal, B. R. 1993. Modern Coccolithophorids. In: Marine Phytoplankton: a guide to naked flagellates and coccolithophorids/edited by Carmelo R. Tomas: 147-247.


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