Crinolina isefiordensis Thomsen 1976

Lorica (dry preparation) (PC)


Life-form: Solitary

Size: Protoplast: length 8 µm, width 5 µm; lorica: length 25-30 µm

Resting spore:


Distinctive features: Skirtshaped lorica open at both ends

Similar species:

Distribution: Worldwide

Thomsen, H. A. 1976. Studies on marine choanoflagellates II. Fine-structural observations on some silicified choanoflagellates from the Isefjord (Denmark), including the description of two new species. Norw. J. Bot. 23: 33-51.

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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