Taxon Account

Lemnicola hungarica (Grunow) Round & Basson; 1997; 77

Synonymy

Achnanthidium hungaricum Grunow 1863

Key references

Garcia M., Fonseca de Souza V. 2006. Lemnicola hungarica (Grunow) Round & Basson from southern Brazil: ultra-structure, plastid morphology and ecology. Diatom Research. 21(2): 465-471.

Shi Y., Wang P., Kim H.-K., Lee H., Han M.-S., Kim B.-H. 2018. Lemnicola hungarica (Bacillariophyceae) and the new monoraphid diatom Lemnicola uniseriata sp. nov. (Bacillariophyceae) from South-Korea. Diatom Research. 33(1): 69-87.

Morphology

Size
12.7-29.4 µm long, 5.5-6.6 µm wide (UK population).

Shape
Valves linear-elliptic with rounded, sometimes slightly protracted poles.

Symmetry
Isopolar, bilaterally symmetrical.

Valve
Frustules heterovalvar.

Striae
On raphe valve striae radiate, on rapheless valve striae weakly radiate in valve centre becoming radiate towards the poles, 20-22 in 10 µm.

Axial area
Narrow axial area.

Central area
On raphe valve wide, stauros-like asymmetrical fascia, on rapheless valve narrow rectangular central area bordered by shortened striae of different length.

Raphe
Raphe straight with expanded teardrop-shaped central ends.


SEM morphology
Striae biseriate, few uniseriate striae can be present adjacent to central area. External areola openings round, aroelae internally occluded by hymenes. Raphe fissures at apices deflected to opposite sides and terminating at valve/mantle junction.

Literature

References are given in chronological order.

Reference
Citation
Round F.E, Basson P.W. 1997. A new monoraphid diatom genus (Pogoneis) from Bahrain and the transfer of previously described species A. hungarica and A. taeniata to new genera. Diatom Research. 12(1): 71-81. Taxonomy; Morphology
Garcia M., Fonseca de Souza V. 2006. Lemnicola hungarica (Grunow) Round & Basson from southern Brazil: ultra-structure, plastid morphology and ecology. Diatom Research. 21(2): 465-471. Morphology; Taxonomy; Illustrations; Ecology
Buczkó K. 2007. The occurrence of the epiphytic diatom Lemnicola hungarica on different European Lemnaceae species. Fottea. 7(1): 77-84. Morphology; Ecology; Illustrations
Rojas L.A., Hassan G.S. 2017. Distribution of epiphytic diatoms on five macrophytes from a Pampean shallow lake: host-specificity and implications for paleoenvironmental reconstructions. Diatom Research. 32(3): 263-275. Ecology
Shi Y., Wang P., Kim H.-K., Lee H., Han M.-S., Kim B.-H. 2018. Lemnicola hungarica (Bacillariophyceae) and the new monoraphid diatom Lemnicola uniseriata sp. nov. (Bacillariophyceae) from South-Korea. Diatom Research. 33(1): 69-87. Morphology; Illustrations; Biology;
Peeters V., Ector L. 2018. Atlas des diatomées des cours d'eau du territoire bourguignon. Direction Régionale de l'Environnement, de l'Aménagement et du Logement Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Dijon. Vol.2: 271 pp. Morphology; Illustrations
Kulikovskiy M., Maltsev Y., Glushchenko A., Kuznetsova I., Kapustin D., Gusev E., Lange-Bertalot H. 2020. Gogorevia, a new monoraphid diatom genus for Achnanthes exigua and allied taxa (Achnanthidiaceae) described on the basis of an integrated molecular and morphological approach. Journal of Phycology. 56(6): 1601-1613. Morphology
This page should be cited as:

Wetzel C.E., Jüttner I., Carter C.F., Ector L. Lemnicola hungarica (Grunow) Round & Basson; 1997; 77. In: Jüttner I., Carter C., Chudaev D., Cox E.J., Ector L., Jones V., Kelly M.G., Kennedy B., Mann D.G., Turner J. A., Van de Vijver B., Wetzel C.E., Williams D.M.. Freshwater Diatom Flora of Britain and Ireland. Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales. Available online at https://naturalhistory.museumwales.ac.uk/diatoms/browsespecies.php?-recid=2526. [Accessed:  ].

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Record last modified: 16/04/2021