Parvicorbicula superpositus Booth 1990

Lorica (dry preparation) (PC)


Life-form: Solitary

Size: Lorica including spines 23-25 µm high

Resting spore:


Distinctive features: 10 longitudinal and 2 transverse costae

Similar species:

Distribution: Widely

Booth, B. C. 1990. Choanoflagellates from the subarctic North Pacific Ocean, with descriptions of two new species. Can. J. Zool. 68: 2393-2402.

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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