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Raphidiophrys elegans

Raphidiophrys elegans

Raphidiophrys elegans  Archer, 1867, emend. Zlatogursky, 2012
  
Diagnosis: Centroheliozoa with one type of flattened, tangential siliceous scales surrounded by a broad hollow marginal rim. Scales consisting of upper and lower plates connected by internal radial septa. Spindle-shaped spicules may occur. May form clusters of cells (colonies).

Type species: Raphidiophrys viridis Archer, 1867
  
Raphidiophrys scale - Ferry Siemensma

Scale of Raphidiophrys, after Siemensma, 1988

Literature: Siemensma and Roijackers (1988b), Zlatogursky (2012).

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