Cosmarium turpinii BREB. var. eximium WEST & G. S. WEST
The cells are only a little longer than wide and sexangular in shape. The cell halves are strongly tapered towards the flat, weakly emarginated cell ends. The central cut ist closed and right-anglularly opened at the outside end. The cell wall wears rows of warts. In the center of each cell half there is a clearly visible hemispheric bump.
Dimension: Length: 60 – 70 µm, width: 50 – 60 µm
Ecology: Sometimes in plancton of lakes and ponds.
Occurrence: Ubiquitous in temperate zones.
Image copyright: Prof. Rupert Lenzenweger, image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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From the collection
Desmids in Pools near Walchsee in Northern Tyrol
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