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Authority

H.A.Thomsen, Kosman & Ikävalko (1995: 175, figs 16–18; 19, 20 (holotype))

Class

Subphylum Heterokonta, Genera Incertae Sedis

Order

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Family

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Additional References

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Synonyms

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Description

[after Thomsen et al. (1995)] Cells solitary, ovoid, 11 µm long, 8 µm diameter, covered with scales, biflagellate. Flagella emerging from an anterior invagination, dissimilar, one c. 12 µm long, naked, the other c. 4 µm long, thin, covered with “boat-shaped” scales. Body scales uniform over the entire cell; scale base-plate triangular with rounded corners, supporting a simple superstructure of branched rods that fuse, resulting in small pentagonal windows.

Distribution

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

Comments

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