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WOD code table: t_16_taxon_feature

code_name Taxonomic feature
units WOD code table
1 SPHERICAL/COCCOID; ball-shaped; 1-dimension; radius
2 ELLIPSOID; ellipsoid; 2-dimensions; long = length
3 BACILLUS/ROD-SHAPED; long circular-column: 2-dimensions; long = length
4 LENS-LIKE; lentil-shaped: 2-dimensions; long = radius
5 SPINDLE-LIKE; needle-looking; 2-3 dimensions; long = length
6 TRUNCATED-CONICAL; trunc-cone; 2 dimensions; usually long = length
7 ARMORED/THECATE; armoured
8 UNARMORED/ATHECATE; unarmoured
9 HOLOCOCCOLITH-IC; coccoliths made of same size/shape crystals
10 HETEROCOCCOLITH-IC; coccoliths made of different size/shape crystals
11 FILAMENT; algal filaments (rather than individual cells) the unit used
12 PAIRED SPHERE/COCCOID; Paired ball-shaped; 1-dimension; radius
13 SINGLE CHLOROPLAST; Has only one chloroplast
14 ARMOURED/ARMORED; Has armor
15 UNARMOURED/UNARMORED; Without armor
16 DOUBLE CONE; Radius
17 EUKARYOTE; Has nucleus
18 PROKARYOTE; Do not has nucleus
19 LORICATE; having lorica
20 NON-LORICATE; having no lorica
21 COCCOID RODS
22 CURVED RODS
23 VIBRIO-LIKE
24 GOLD AUTOFLUORESCING
25 GREEN AUTOFLUORESCING
26 RED AUTOFLUORESCING
27 GOLD AUTOFLUORESCING + ROD-SHAPED; (double-feature properties)
28 COLONY; (As in a radiolarian colony)