Bacillariophyta


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Bacillariophyta

[‚bas·ə‚ler·ē′ä·fəd·ə]
(botany)
An equivalent name for the Bacillariophyceae.
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The phytoplankton species compositions in Qingdao and Weihai were quite similar, being composed of 50% Bacillariophyta, 29% Pyrrophyta, 5% Chlorophyta, 5% Chrysophyta, 7% Protozoa, and 4% unidentified species.
0 and 10 m, the species diversity of Heterokontophyta was mainly represented by Mallomonas caudata (Ivanov); Chlorophyta by Chlamydomonas polypyrenoideum (Prescott); Bacillariophyta by Melosira granulata (Ehrenberg) Ralfs and Asterionella formosa (Hassall), respectively.