Taxon Account

Adlafia suchlandtii (Hustedt) Lange-Bertalot in Moser et al.; 1998; 89

Synonymy

Navicula suchlandtii Hustedt 1943

Key references

Moser G., Lange-Bertalot H., Metzeltin D. 1998. Insel der Endemiten Geobotanisches Phänomen Neukaledonien (Island of endemics New Caledonia - a geobotanical phenomenon). 38. Bibliotheca Diatomologica. 464 pp

Morphology

Size
Length 12-15 µm, width 2.5-3 µm (type material, Lange-Bertalot 2001).

Shape
Valves linear or narrowly elliptical with slightly protracted, bluntly rounded apices; frustules in girdle view rectangular.

Symmetry
Valves isopolar, bilaterally symmetrical.

Striae
Striae can be difficult to resolve in LM, radiate in the central part of the valve, becoming convergent towards the apices.

Axial area
Narrow, linear.

Central area
Very small or absent.

Raphe
Raphe simple, straight with very slightly deflected proximal raphe ends, and hooked distal raphe fissures, deflected to the same side; raphe sternum visible as more refractive line through centre of valve, expanded slightly at centre and with slightly more refractive, dot –like, polar nodules.

Literature

References are given in chronological order.

Reference
Citation
Schmidt A. 1874-1959. Atlas der Diatomaceenkunde. O.R. Reisland, Leipzig. Morphology; Illustrations
Hustedt F. 1943. Die Diatomeenflora einiger Hochgebirgsseen der Landschaft Davos in den schweizer Alpen. Internationale Revue der gesamten Hydrobiologie und Hydrographie. 43: 124-197, 225-280. Description; Morphology
Simonsen R. 1987. Atlas and Catalogue of the Diatom Types of Friedrich Hustedt. J. Cramer in der Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung, Berlin, Stuttgart. Illustrations
Moser G., Lange-Bertalot H., Metzeltin D. 1998. Insel der Endemiten Geobotanisches Phänomen Neukaledonien (Island of endemics New Caledonia - a geobotanical phenomenon). 38. Bibliotheca Diatomologica. 464 pp Taxonomy; Illustrations;
Lange-Bertalot H. 2001. Navicula sensu stricto, 10 genera seperated from Navicula sensu lato, Frustulia. 2. Lange-Bertalot H. (ed.), Diatoms of Europe, Diatoms of the European Inland waters and comparable habitats. A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G., Ruggell. 526 pp Morphology; Type Illustration
Monnier O., Ector L., Rimet F., Ferréol M., Hoffmann L. 2012. Adlafia langebertalotii sp. nov. (Bacillariophyceae), a new diatom from the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg morphologically similar to A. suchlandtii comb. nov. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft. 141: 131-140. Morphology; Taxonomy

Similar Species

Similar species not published on this website:

Adlafia langebertalotii Monnier & Ector; 2012; 133

This page should be cited as:

Cox E. J., Jones V., Jüttner I. Adlafia suchlandtii (Hustedt) Lange-Bertalot in Moser et al.; 1998; 89. In: Jüttner I., Bennion H., Carter C., Cox E.J., Ector L., Flower R., Jones V., Kelly M.G., Mann D.G., Sayer C., Turner J. A., 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=3540. [Accessed:  ].

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