Rhabdonema arcuatum   (Lyngbye) Kutzing,  1844 (Diatom)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Rhabdonematales
Family:Rhabdonemataceae

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Description
Color: Yellow brown in color, not green

Reproduction both sexual and asexual.


Synonym (s)
Diatoma arcuatum Lyngbye, 1818
(Homotypic synonym)
Rhabdonema arcuatum f. contracta Fricke in A. Schmidt, 1899

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic
Predator:  Marine microorganisms and animal larvae

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, VNR; Lilly, VV and Sundaralingum, S (1982) Epiphytic diatoms from south India Seaweed Research and Utilization 5(2) 87 - 94 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Giffen, MH (1975) An account of the littoral diatoms from Langebaan, Saldanha Bay, Cape Province, South Africa Botanica marina Cram, De Gruyter and Co., Hamburg, Germany 18 71-95 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Plankton*Net Data Provider at the Alfred Wegener Insitute for Polar and Marine Research Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10013/de.awi.planktonnet

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