Chaetoceros diadema

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Kingdom
Class
Genus
Species
Authority
(Ehrenberg) Gran, 1897
Description

Cells have two chloroplasts and thin setae without chloroplasts. The setae cross slightly outside the chain edge forming wide windows. Chains are not curved and have resting spores with branching spines on one valve.

Morphometrics

Apical axis measures 10-50 um.

References

Throndsen, J., Hasle, G.R. and Tangen, K., 2007. Phytoplankton of Norwegian coastal waters. Almater Forlag AS. 341 pp.

Observations
Norway