Bicosoeca conica as illustrated in Shen & Zhang (1990) Biomonitoring Techniques Using Freshwater Microbiota, China Architecture and Building Press. This image was taken with permission from Modern Biomonitoring Techniques Using Freshwater Microbiota written by Shen Yunfen, Zhang Zongshe and colleagues, and published by China Architecture and Building Press in 1990. Image copyright: China Architecture and Building Press, used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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Protozoan biomonitors in China
|Description of Bicosoeca conica: Bicosoeca cells with a body 2.5-5 microns in diameter, anterior flagellum 7-10 microns long, cell lives in a cone-shaped lorica with a stalk about 20 microns long that is slightly expanded at the point of attachment to the substrate. |