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Leucocryptos marina (Braarud) Butcher 1967

Leucocryptos marina is a species of unplaced Eukaryota in the family Kathablepharidae. It is a heterotrophic.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/heterotrophy
  • Definition: Deriving energy from consuming organic matter. Pure heterotrophic organisms contain no functioning plastids or photosynthetic pigments, and show evidence for consumption of organic particles or prey. (Barton, AD, Finkel, ZV, Ward, BA, Johns, DG, Follows, MJ. 2013. On the roles of cell size and trophic strategy in North Atlantic diatom and dinoflagellate communities. Limnol. Oceanogr., 58(1), 2013, 254–266. doi:10.4319/lo.2013.58.1.0254)
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