Tripos fusus

  • Tripos fusus (Light microscopy, 10x, Wenche Eikrem)

    Data to be verified

Kingdom
Class
Genus
Species
Authority
(Ehrenberg) F.Gómez 2013
Description

Syn. Ceratium fusus

Plate formula; Po, cp, 4’, 6’’, 5c, 2+s, 6’’’, 2’’’’

Phototrophic cells with well-developed theca. Cell body fusiform. Apical horn and left antapical horns are fully developed whereas the right antapical horn is rudimentary. The epitheca tapers into an antapical horn that is lightly curved. The antapical horns are closed.

Size; 15-30 µm wide, 150-300 long.

Distribution; Cosmopolitan

References

Throndsen et al 2007