Asterolampra dallassiana   Greville,  1860 ()
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Asterolamprales
Family:Asterolampraceae

Description
Size: Cell diameter is 85 ยต.

Cells discoid, sharply divided into 10 definite sections by broad hyaline rays running from hyaline centre towards margin, all rays are of same width and interconnected by straight lines into 10 parts as number of rays; segments between rays regularly areolated, with areolae in three line system.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters (Lat: 8.16) (Long: 75.33) INDIA (Record: 05/1964)
• West Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Gopinathan, CP (1975) On new distributional records of plankton diatoms from the Indian seas Journal of Marine Biology Association of India Marine Biological Association of India 17(1) 223-240 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1448/
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2012-02-02

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