Overview

Comprehensive Description

Loxosomella have separate zooids. The base of the stalk is not formed into a muscular disk that lets them detatch from the substrate and move. This species has no horseshoe-shaped flange below the tentacles.
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Physical Description

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How to Distinguish from Similar Species: Loxosoma has a muscular disk at the base which lets them detatch and move around. Loxosomella nordgaardi has a horseshoe-shaped flange below the tentacles.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 10 specimens in 10 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 39
  Temperature range (°C): 23.535 - 23.535
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.078 - 1.078
  Salinity (PPS): 36.096 - 36.096
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.714 - 4.714
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.142 - 0.142
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.334 - 1.334

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 39
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records: 2
Specimens with Sequences: 6
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
Public Records: 2
Public Species: 1
Public BINs: 1
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Barcode data

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