Surirella recedens   A. Schmidt,  1875 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Surirellales
Family:Surirellaceae

Description
Frustule in valve view ovate to broadly elliptical, valves with costae inflated at margins, tapering to a central area which is lanceolate and hyaline, faintly striated; striae more evident on margins where costae starts but towards centre not well defined; 27 costae present on valve; girdle view shows a distinct median zone.


Synonym (s)
Surirella fastuosa var. recedens (A. Schmidt) Cleve, Cupp, 1943

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA (Record: 06/1971)

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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