Dictyocha fibula

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Taxonomic Group:Silicoflagellate
Trophic Status:Autotrophic
Size Range:10-45 μm wide including spines (Tomas 1997)
Key Characteristics:External silica skeleton with four protruding spines and four windows; many chloroplasts
Confused With:Other Dictyochophycean species, which are extremely variable in shape
Toxin:None known