Pseudosolenia calcar-avis

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Taxonomic Group:Diatom
Trophic Status:Autotrophic
Size Range:12.5-19.8 μm wide x 511-762.3 μm long (LUMCON Guide); 6-53 μm wide x up to 1 mm long (Cupp 1943); 4.5-190 μm wide (Tomas 1997)
Key Characteristics:Cells long and cylindrical, narrowing at each end; process on each end is broader at the base, narrowing to a curved point; numerous small chloroplasts
Confused With:
Toxin:None known