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O.mascarenensis2.tif (Fig. 2. SEM. Hypothecal view. Plate 1p very long and wide. 1p=posterior intercalary plate.)
O.mascarenensis3.tif (Fig. 3. SEM. Cell compressed anterio-posteriorly. Cingulum narrow with smooth edge.)
O.mascarenensis4.tif (Fig. 4. SEM. Smooth cell surface with round pores; pores house 2 small openings (arrow).)
O.mascarenensis5.tif (Fig. 5. SEM. Apical pore: long narrow slit-like opening with array of small pores at edges (arrowheads), and Po.)
O.mascarenensis6.tif (Fig. 6. SEM. Apical pore complex: apical pore and Po.)
O.mascarenensis7.tif (Fig. 7. SEM. Ventral view. Vp within cingulum with Vo. Adjacent is conspicuous Rp (asterisk). Rp=ridged plate; Vo=ventral opening; Vp=valve plate.)
O.mascarenensis8.tif (Fig. 8. SEM. Lateral hypothecal view: Rp (asterisk) adjacent to plates 1'''' and 2''''.)
O.mascarenensis9.tif (Fig. 9. LM. Lateral view: hypotheca.)
O.mascarenensis10.tif (Fig. 10. LM. Hypothecal plates: Calcofluor white used.)
O.mascarenensis11.tif (Fig. 11. LM. Same cell as Fig. 10; close-up of hypothecal apical area.)

Ostreopsis mascarenensis