Rhizosolenia stolterfothii   H. Peragallo,  1888 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Rhizosoleniales
Family:Rhizosoleniaceae

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Description
Pervalvar axis long and curved, arciform. Colony spiraliform. Valve flat to oval, margins with a fine spine, projecting into adjacent frustules. Intercalary band with collar areolae.


Synonym (s)
Pyxilla stephanos Hensen

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Kalavali Estuary (Lat: 16.25) (Long: 73.67) INDIA
• Karnataka, Gangavali Estuary (Lat: 15.58) (Long: 74.25) INDIA
• West Bengal, Prentice Island INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake (Lat: 19.77) (Long: 85.33) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Vellar Estuary (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.77) INDIA
• Goa, Mandovi and Zuari Estuary INDIA (Record: 11/1979-10/1980)
• Goa, Zuary Estuary, Dona Paula INDIA (Record: 12/1993, 03/1994, 2000)
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA (Record: 1970-1972)
• Maharashtra, Murud INDIA (Record: 27/05/1993-30/05/1993)
• Tamil Nadu, Keelakarai INDIA
• Goa, Dona Paula Bay (Lat: 15.45) (Long: 73.8) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram INDIA
• Palk Bay INDIA (Record: 05/1951-06/1953)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 01/1950-06/1953)
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam Harbour INDIA (Record: 1984-1986)

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