Odontella sinensis
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Taxonomic Group: Diatom
Trophic Status: Autotrophic
Size Range: 90-260 μm wide (Tomas 1997)
Key Characteristics: Two slender horns arise diagonally inside the valve margin on each end of the cell with two long spines very close to the horns; valve face between the processes flat or concave; numerous small chloroplasts
Confused With: Odontella mobiliensis, which has spines equally spaced between the horns and a more convex valve surface
Toxin: None known