Distephanus speculum   (Ehrenberg) Haeckel,  1887 (Silicoflagellate)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Dictyochophyceae
Order:Dictyochales
Family:Dictyochaceae

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Description

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA (Record: 1970-1972)
• Westcoast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram INDIA
• Kerala, Alleppey, Ambalapuzha Coast INDIA (Record: 1971-1972)
• Tamil Nadu, Vedaranyam (Lat: 10.27) (Long: 79.39) INDIA (Record: 10/2007-03/2010)
• Tamil Nadu, Vedaranyam (Lat: 10.82) (Long: 79.88) INDIA (Record: 10/2007-03/2010)

Literature Source(s)
  • Gopinathan, CP (1972) Seasonal abundance of phytoplankton in the Cochin backwaters Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India,Cochin 14(2) 568-577 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1566/
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Lipps, JH (1987) Stromatolites and prokaryotes Fossil prokaryotes and protists: A slide set Available at - http://www.cushmanfoundation.org/resources/slides/slideshow.html
  • Subrahmanyan, R and Sarma, AHV (1960) Studies on the phytoplankton of the west coast of India Part III. Seasonal variation of the phytoplankters and environmental factors Indian Journal of Fisheries Indian Journal of fisheries for the Indian council of Agricultural research, Cochin, India 7 (2) 307-336 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1899/1/Article_04.pdf
  • Rajkumar, M; Perumal, P; Prabu, VA; Perumal, NV and Rajasekar, KT (2009) Phytoplankton diversity in Pichavaram mangrove waters from south-east coast of India Journal of Environmental Biology Triveni Enterprises 30(4) 489-498 Available at - http://www.jeb.co.in/journal_issues/200907_jul09/paper_04.pdf
  • Nair, PVR; Gopinathan, CP; Balachandran, VK; Mathew, KJ; Regunathan, A; Rao, DS and Murty, AVS (1984) Ecology of mudbanks - Phytoplankton productivity in Alleppey mudbank Bulletin Of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 31 28-35 Available at - eprints.cmfri.org.in/733/1/Bulletin_No_31.pdf
  • Manikannan, R; Asokan, S and Ali, AHMS (2011) Studies on species composition of plankton in the great Vedaranyam swamp of the Point Calimere wildlife sanctuary, Tamil Nadu, India World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences IDOSI 3(4) 283-289 Available at - http://www.idosi.org/wjfms/wjfms3(4)11/4.pdf

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