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Bicosta spinifera (Throndsen) Leadbeater

Publication details
Bicosta spinifera (Throndsen) Leadbeater 1978

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Bicosta.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Salpingoeca spinifera Throndsen

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spine-bearing (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Salpingoeca spinifera Throndsen 1970

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Thomsen, H.A., Garrison, D.L. & Kosman, C. (1997). Choanoflagellates (Acanthoecidae, Choanoflagellida) from the Weddell Sea, Antarctica, taxonomy and community structure with particular emphasis on the ice biota; with preliminary remarks on choanoflagellates from Arctic sea ice (Northeast Water Polynya, Greenland). Archiv für Protistenkunde 148: 77-114.

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References
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Hara, S. & Takahashi, E. (1987). An investigation with Electron Microscope of marine Choanoflagellates (Protozoa: Choanoflagellida) from Osaka Bay, Japan. I. Re-investigation of Bicosta spinifera, B. minor and Crucispina cruciformis. Bulletin of Plankton Society of Japan 34, No.1: 1-13.

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