Diaphanoeca pedicellata Leadbeater 1972

Lorica (dry preparation) (PC)


Life-form: Solitary

Size: Lorica length 45 µm

Resting spore:


Distinctive features: 14 longitudinal costae with five costal strips, 3 transverse costae, spear with one coastal strip, lorica with a posterior stalk, protoplast in the posterior part of cell

Similar species: Diaphanoeca undulata

Distribution: Widely

Leadbeater, B. S. C. 1972. Ultrastructural observations on some marine choanoflagellates from the coast of Denmark. Br. phycol. 7: 195-211.

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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