Heliotheca tamesis

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Taxonomic Group:Diatom
Trophic Status:Autotrophic
Size Range:70.3-130 μm wide x 88-210 μm long (LUMCON Guide); 26-160 μm wide x 56-120 μm long (Tomas 1997)
Key Characteristics:Cells rectangular in broad girdle view except for occasional areas of torsion in relation to pervalvar axis; numerous chloroplasts that are broadly oval with a slight constriction, each with a pyrenoid
Confused With:
Toxin:None known