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T.V. Desikachary; P. Prema:

Silicoflagellates (Dictyochophyceae)

1996. 298 pages, 83 plates as app., 14x22cm, 740 g
Language: English

(Bibliotheca Phycologica, Band 100)

ISBN 978-3-443-60027-3, paperback, price: 97.00 €

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Keywords

phycology Silicoflagellates Dictyochophyceae Indian Ocean Arabian Sea South Pacific

Contents

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This monograph describes the results of studies of fossil and recent Silicotlagellates of the Indian Ocean along with some from the Arabian Sea and the South Pacific. The publication describes structure, biostratigraphy, and taxonomy of the Silicoflagellates.
Numerous electron micrographs, line-drawings, and diagrams illustrate the text.

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Preface v
Silicoflagellates
PART I
Introduction 1
The Silicoflagellates 5
A General Account
Descriptive Terms 6
The Skeleton 10
Surface Ornamentation 11
Silicoflagellates and Paleotemperatures 13
Biostratigraphy 15
Phylogeny of Silicoflagellates 27
Taxonomy of Silicoflagellates 33
PART II
Indian Ocean Flora 35
Dictyochophyceae 36
Vallacertales 36
Vallacertaceae
Vallacerta
Cornuales 43
Cornuaceae
Cornua
Variramus 46
Lyramulaceae 46
Lyramula
Dictyochales 55
Dictyochaceae 56
Arctyocha 57
Dictyocha 59
Depandryocha 99
Hannaites 100
Eunauiculopsis 102
Naviculopsis 107
Neonaviculopsis 115
Corbisemaceae 123
Corbisema
Crassicorbisema 148
Mesocenaceae 151
Mesocena 152
Bukryella 167
Paramesocena 169
Septamesocena 176
Distephanaceae 185
Distephanus 186
Caryocha 201
Cannopilus 204
Paradictyocha 215
Octactis 217
Clathropyxidella 221
Nothyocha 222
Distephanopsis 223
Bibliography 235
Explanation of Plates 1-83 285
Appendix - I Table giving particulars of DSDP Cores 299
Plates 1-83