Silicoflagellata

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Silicoflagellata

[¦sil·ə·kō‚flaj·ə′läd·ə]
(botany)
A class of unicellular flagellates of the plant division Chrysophyta represented by a single living genus, Dictyocha.
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In addition, we identified and photographed two silicoflagellate associate species in these assemblages.
Diatoms are the most diverse (N = 171) and abundant taxa, followed by dinoflagellates (N = 84), silicoflagellates (N = 5), and cyanobacteria (N = 5; Garate Lizarraga 1992).
0 0 0 0 0 Total abundance 800 400 2000 200 5600 Silicoflagellates Octatis pulchra 0 0 0 0 1200 Dictyocha fibula 0 0 0 0 0 Total abundance 0 0 0 0 1200 Cyanobacteria Trichodesmium erythraeum 0 0 0 0 9000 Total abundance 0 0 0 0 9000 Nannoplankton 5800 0 0 0 0 Dinoflagellates A S O N D Ceratium horridum 0 400 0 400 200 Ceratium furca 0 0 0 0 0 Ceratium fusus 0 2400 1000 0 2200 Ceratium lineatum 400 0 600 0 0 Ceratium macroceros 1000 200 1200 0 0 Ceratium sp.
Silica is also precipitated by radiolarians, silicoflagellates, horsetails and grasses.
Associated organisms: pollen, fungal spores, silicoflagellates, dinocysts, foraminiferans, diatoms, leaves, bivalves, fish