Taxon Account

Oxyneis binalis var. elliptica (Flower) Kingston; 2000; 410

Synonymy

Tabellaria binalis var. elliptica Flower 1989

Key references

Flower, R.J. 1989. A new variety of Tabellaria binalis (Ehrenb.) Grun. from several acid lakes in the U.K. Diatom Research. 4(1): 21-23.

Morphology

Size
Length 8.0-13.5 µm, width 3.0-5.0 µm (Flower 1989).

Shape
Valves elliptical, frustules rectangular in girdle view, forming zig-zag colonies.

Symmetry
Isopolar, bilaterally symmetrical.

Striae
Parallel or slightly radiate, 15-22.5 in 10 µm (Flower 1989).

Axial area
Narrow, slightly irregular.

Other features
Cingulum composed of many girdle bands.


SEM morphology
Pore fields present at both apices, a single sub-apical rimoportula often present on each valve.

Literature

References are given in chronological order.

Reference
Citation
Flower, R.J. 1989. A new variety of Tabellaria binalis (Ehrenb.) Grun. from several acid lakes in the U.K. Diatom Research. 4(1): 21-23. Morphology; Taxonomy; Description; Type Illustration
Kingston J.C. 2000. New combinations in the freshwater Fragilariaceae and Achnanthidiaceae. Diatom Research . 15(2): 409-411. Taxonomy
Battarbee R.W., Curtis C.J., Shilland E.M. 2011. The Round Loch of Glenhead: Recovery from acidification, climate change monitoring and future threats. Scottish Natural Heritage, Inverness. 35 pp. Ecology
This page should be cited as:

Flower R. Oxyneis binalis var. elliptica (Flower) Kingston; 2000; 410. 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=4427. [Accessed:  ].

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