Gonyostomum semen

Description: Freshwater algae. Cells anteriorly broader than posterior, with narrow or broad aspect and with short tail; rod-shaped extrusomes located at margins of cells but more at the poles; anteriuor flagellum about the same length as the cell, posterior flagellum up to twice the length of the cell; chloroplasts numerous and near cell surface; common in acidic freshwater habitats such as bogs. (Encyclopedia of Life)

Type Locality: Germany

Authority: (Ehrenberg) Diesing 1866

Reference: Diesing, K.M. (1866). Revision der Prothelminthen. Abtheilung: Mastigophoren.Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. Abt. 1, Mineralogie, Botanik, Zoologie, Anatomie, Geologie und Paläontologie 52: 287-401.

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