Image of Monothalamea
Description: This is most likely the Xenophyophore Syringammina sp.
Xenophyophores are single celled organisms. The single cell branches and splits into hundreds of tubes which ramify and interconnect into a complex network. The test builds up as it proliferates, secreting a slimy organic cement. These are the largest structures produced by a single cell.
Item Type: Image
Species: Syringammina sp.
Site: Indian -- Indian Ocean -- East Africa -- Mzia-2
Site Description: Seafloor
Depth (m): 1653
Countries: East Africa -- Tanzania
Rig: Deep Sea Metro I
Project Partners: BG Group, Oceaneering
ROV: Millenium 113
Deposited By: Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On: 13 August 2014
Included On The Following Pages:
- Life (creatures)
- Cellular (cellular organisms)
- Eukaryota (eukaryotes)
- SAR (Stramenopiles, Alveolates, Rhizaria)
- Rhizaria (rhizarians)
- Foraminifera (foraminifers)
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