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A new marine Labyrinthula with unusual locomotion
Quick, J.A., Jr. (1974). A new marine Labyrinthula with unusual locomotion. Trans. Am. Microsc. Soc. 93(1): 52-61
In: Transactions of the American Microscopical Society. Blackwell Publishing: Lawrence, Kan., etc.,. ISSN 0003-0023, more
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    Marine

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  • Quick, J.A., Jr.

Abstract
    A new marine Labyrinthula was isolated from the seagrass Halophila englemannii using serum-agar culture techniques. This phycomycete fungus, Labyrinthula saliens n. sp., is characterized by: (1) a dis- tinctive, teardrop-shaped spindle cell having a morphologically differentiated anterior; (2) a peculiar spindle-cell locomotion consisting of intermittent rapid but short advances; and (3) a recurrent chytroid epiendobiotic sporangial stage.

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