Species Factsheet

Odontella sinensis

Details

Complete name: Odontella sinensis (Greville) Grunow 1884
Taxonomy: Other algae » Heterokontophyta » Coscinodiscophyceae » Triceratiales » Triceratiaceae » Odontella sinensis
Authors: Stephan Gollasch
Last updated: October 30th, 2006

Common Names

Chinese diatom.

Synonyms

Biddulphia sinensis
Odontella sinensis

Short Description

This phytoplankton species is known to form mass developments (plankton blooms).