Calliacantha longicaudata (Leadbeater) Leadbeater 1978

Loricas (dry preparation) (PC)

Synonym(s): Salpingoeca longicaudata Leadbeater in Manton et al. 1975

Life-form: Solitary


Resting spore:


Distinctive features: Lorica with short prickles in the anterior part, two transverse costae and a long simple spear (stalk)

Similar species:

Distribution: Arctic, North Atlantic, Skagerrak, Baltic, North Pacific

Manton, I., Sutherland, J. & Leadbeater, B. S. C. 1975. Four new species of choanoflagellates from Arctic Canada. Proc. Royal Soc. London (B). 189: 15-27.

Thomsen, H. A. 1992b. Loricabærende Chonanoflagellater (Kraveflagellater). In: Thomsen, H. A. (ed.) Plankton i de indre danske farvande. Havforskning fra Miljøstyrelsen, Copenhagen, p. 157-194.

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