Asterolampra marylandica var. major   Peragallo,  1888 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Asterolamprales
Family:Asterolampraceae

Description
Size: Cell diameter is 195-215 ยต.

Cells disc shaped, sharply divided into seven sections by broad hyaline lines running from centre towards margin, rays all of same width and size; from forma typica it differs in its larger size and having always seven sectors.


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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:2010-11-22

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