Fine structure of Pyramimonas cyclotreta sp. nov. (Prasinophyceae) from Northern Foxe Basin, Arctic Canada, with some observations on growth rates.

An undescribed species of Pyramimonas, P. cyclotreta from Northern Foxe Basin (Arctic Canada) has been examined by light and electron microscopy of cultured material. Particular emphasis is given to the fine structure of the cell and the periplast. Pyramimonas cyclotreta is a typical member of the subgenus Vestigifera but differs in scale structure. It… CONTINUE READING