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Authority

H.A.Thomsen, Kosman & Ikävalko (1995: 175, figs 12–14 (holotype), 15)

Class

Subphylum Heterokonta, Genera Incertae Sedis

Order

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Synonyms

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Description

[after Thomsen et al. (1995)] Cells solitary, ovoid, 6 µm long, 4.6 µm diameter, covered with scales, biflagellate. Flagella emerging from an anterior invagination, dissimilar, one c. 10 µm long, naked, the other c. 6 µm long, thin, covered with minute oval scales. Body scales uniform over the entire cell; scale base-plate triangular with rounded corners, supporting a superstructure of branched rods that terminate in a central projection as well as short projections along the adjoining material.

Distribution

Sea-ice, Weddell Sea (Thomsen et al., 1995).

Comments

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