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