Pterosperma vanhoeffenii

  • Pterosperma vanhoeffenii (Light microscopy, 100x, Wenche Eikrem)

    Data to be verified

Kingdom
Phylum
Genus
Species
Authority
(Jørgensen) Ostenfeld
Description

The species alter between a phycoma stage with a wall of polygonal ala and motile nano-sized flagellates covered in organic scales. The tall equatorial ala are hyaline and divided into a few polygonal fields. Many yellow-green chloroplasts.

Size; 47-53 µm + ala

Distribution; Norwegian coast and Barents Sea.

References

Gaarder

Observations
Norway
Arctic Regions