Taxon Account

Fragilaria famelica (Kützing) Lange-Bertalot; 1980; 749

Synonymy

Synedra famelica Kützing 1844

Key references

Lange-Bertalot H. 1980. Zur systematischen Bewertung der bandförmigen Kolonien bei Navicula und Fragilaria. Kriterien für die Vereinigung von Synedra (subgen. Synedra) Ehrenberg mit Fragilaria Lyngbye. Nova Hedwigia. 33: 723-787.

Morphology

Size
Length 10-70 µm, width 2.5-4 µm (Hofmann et al. 2011).

Shape
Linear, valve margins tapering gradually nearer to the rounded or subrostrate ends.

Symmetry
Isopolar, bilaterally symmetrical.

Striae
Can appear punctate in LM, parallel or slightly radiate, 11-16 in 10 µm (Hofmann et al. 2011).

Axial area
Narrow, linear.

Central area
Instinct, irregular, elliptic or rounded with ghost striae.

Literature

References are given in chronological order.

Reference
Citation
Kützing F.T. 1844. Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. Fr. Fritsch, Nordhausen. 152 pp; 30 pls Morphology; Description; Illustrations
Lange-Bertalot H. 1980. Zur systematischen Bewertung der bandförmigen Kolonien bei Navicula und Fragilaria. Kriterien für die Vereinigung von Synedra (subgen. Synedra) Ehrenberg mit Fragilaria Lyngbye. Nova Hedwigia. 33: 723-787. Morphology; Taxonomy; Illustrations;
Hofmann G., Werum M., Lange-Bertalot H. 2011. Diatomeen im Süßwasser-Benthos von Mitteleuropa. A.R.G. Gantner, Ruggell. 908 pp Morphology; Ecology; Illustrations
This page should be cited as:

Jüttner I. Fragilaria famelica (Kützing) Lange-Bertalot; 1980; 749. 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=4237. [Accessed:  ].

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