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Description of Diaphanoeca fiordensis

Choanoflagellates with a hyaline ribbed lorica; said by some to have a faintly pigmented pale green portion ovoid; 5 microns wide by 8 microns long; single flagellum 15-17 microns long. Enclosed in transparent, slightly flattened, basket-like lorica 16 microns wide by 24 microns long (including spines); lorica invaginated where flagellum emerges, tapering to a point opposite closed end. The lorica usually ornamented with three peripheral ridges transverse to longitudinal axis, and 10 emergent longitudinal ridges that merge at closed end but extend freely a distance of 10 microns to form a fringe of spines beyond open end.


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