Parvicorbicula quadricostata Throndsen 1970

Lorica (dry preparation) (PC)


Life-form: Solitary

Size: Lorica length 18 µm

Resting spore:


Distinctive features: 4 longitudinal costae, 2 transverse costae, anterior part of lorica with T-joint, every second anteriorly transverse strip connected with a longitudinal strip, posterior part with four transverse strips in square

Similar species:

Distribution: Widely

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.

Throndsen, J. 1970a. Marine planktonic Acanthoecaceans (Craspedophyceae) from Arctic waters. Nytt Mag. Bot. 17: 103-111.

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