(tha-lassy-owe-sire-a) eccentrica is one of the hundred or so species in the diverse and common genus of centric diatoms commonly found in marine waters. Some species can be very large. Species are distinguished primarily by the pattern of sculpting in the valve elements of the shell or frustule. This is the valve view showing the sculpting of the valve and the underlying plastids. Differential interference microscopy.
data on this strain.