Synura Ehrenberg
Synuraceae (ref. ID; 7657)

Synonym Synuropsis Schiller

[ref. ID; 1618]
Spherical or ellipsoidal colony composed of 2-50 ovoid individuals arranged radially; body usually covered by short bristles; 2 chromatophores lateral; no stigma; asexual reproduction of individuals is by longitudinal division; that of colony by bipartition; cysts spherical; fresh water. (ref. ID; 1618)

[ref. ID; 3490]
The cells are ovoid to be rounded broadly in the anterior end without an eye-spot and are radially united to form a spherical or ovoid colony with a gelatinous substance. The periplast of the cell is covered with siliceous scales having minute spines. (ref. ID; 3490)


Synura adamsi Smith (ref. ID; 1618)
Description; Spherical colony with individuals radiating; in fresh water pond. (ref. ID; 1618)
Measurements; Individuals long spindle, 42-47 by 6.5-7 um; 2 flagella up to 17 um long. (ref. ID; 1618)
Synura curtispina (Petersen & Hansen) Asmund (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Body scales 2.2-2.9 x 2.8-3.7 um, posterior scales 1.2-2.1 x 2.7-3.3 um, spine 1.1-1.6 um long. (ref. ID; 7657)
Synura echinulata Korshikov (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Body scales 2.5 x 3.0 um, spine 2.3 um long. (ref. ID; 7657)
Synura mammillosa Takahashi (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Body scales 2.0-2.3 x 2.4-2.9 um, posterior scales 0.7-1.9 x 2.2-2.8 um, spines 0.7-1.5 um long. (ref. ID; 7657)
Synura petersenii f. glabra (Korshikov) Siver (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Body scales 1.6-2.1 x 3.1-3.6 um, posterior scales 1.1-1.5 x 2.3-2.9 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Synura petersenii Korshikov f. petersenii (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Body scales 1.2-3.3 x 2.8-6.5 um, posterior scales 1.0-1.5 x 2.8-3.5 um. Scales of different sizes have been found. (ref. ID; 7657)
Synura sphagnicola Korshikov (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Body scales 1.8-2.2 x 2.4-3.0 um, posterior scales 1.0-1.6 x 1.5-2.8 um, spine 0.8-2.3 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Synura spinosa Korshikov (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Body scales 2.0-3.1 x 2.2-4.3 um, posterior scales 1.4-2.1 x 3.0-4.9 um, spines 2.5-3.8 um long. (ref. ID; 7657)
Synura spinosa Korshikov f. spinosa Asmund (ref. ID; 4822)
Description; Scales elliptic, 3.4-4.2 x 2.6 um large with a long spine (2.2-3.0 um in length) terminating in two small teeths. Probably cold water species. (ref. ID; 4822)
Synura uvella Ehrenberg (ref. ID; 1618, 3490), Ehrenberg em. Korshikov (ref. ID; 7657)
Description; Cells oval; bristles conspicuous; if present large numbers, the organism is said to be responsible for an order of the water resembling that of ripe cucumber. (ref. ID; 1618)
Measurements; 20-40 by 8-17 um; colony 100-400 um in diameter. (ref. ID; 1618)
Posterior body scales 2.7-3.4 x 4.0-4.5 um. (ref. ID; 7657)