Taxon Account

Fragilaria microvaucheriae C.E. Wetzel & L. Ector; 2015; 282

Key references

Wetzel C.E., Ector L. 2015. Taxonomy and ecology of Fragilaria microvaucheriae sp. nov. and comparison with the type materials of F. uliginosa and F. vaucheriae. Cryptogamie, Algologie. 36(3): 271-289.

Morphology

Shape
Linear, linear-lanceolate, the smallest valves lanceolate, with rostrate or in smaller valves cuneate ends.

Symmetry
Isopolar, bilaterally symmetrical.

Striae
Striae parallel to slightly radiate, 15-16 in 10 µm (Wetzel & Ector 2015).

Axial area
Narrow, linear.

Central area
Large, quadrangular, often unilateral and extending to the valve margin.


SEM morphology
Uniseriate striae with rounded, occluded, rimmed areolae.

Two apical pore fields with porelli arranged in regular rows.

One rimoportula near a pore field.

Literature

References are given in chronological order.

Reference
Citation
Wetzel C.E., Ector L. 2015. Taxonomy and ecology of Fragilaria microvaucheriae sp. nov. and comparison with the type materials of F. uliginosa and F. vaucheriae. Cryptogamie, Algologie. 36(3): 271-289. Morphology; Taxonomy; Description; Type Illustration;
This page should be cited as:

Ector L., Jüttner I. Fragilaria microvaucheriae C.E. Wetzel & L. Ector; 2015; 282. 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=4510. [Accessed:  ].

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