Tripos longipes

Kingdom
Class
Genus
Species
Authority
(Bailey) F.Gómez
Description

Syn. Ceratium longipes

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

Phototrophic cells with well-developed theca. Cell body dorso-ventrally compressed with a median cingulum that is descending. Triangular epitheca. Epitheca with horn curved and bent to the right and hypotheca extended into two curved horns. Antapical horns open.

Size; 45-65 wide, 150-300 wide.

Distribution; Temperate parts of Atlantic Ocean, Barents Sea

References

Throndsen et al 2007