Taxon Account

Eunotia iatrianensis Foged; 1970; 180

Key references


12-14 µm long, 2.5-3.0 µm wide (UK population), 11-14 µm long, 3-4.5 µm wide (Lange-Bertalot et al. 2011).

Valves arcuate with strongly convex dorsal margin, slightly concave ventral margin and small, protracted, capitate poles.

Dorsiventral, isopolar.

Radiate, 20-22 in 10 µm (UK population), 15-21 in 10 µm (Lange-Bertalot et al. 2011), shorter striae sometimes intercalated at dorsal margin.

Raphe located on mantle close to valve face/mantle junction, short terminal fissures curving onto valve face near apices, terminating approximately in centre of poles.


References are given in chronological order.

Foged N. 1970. The diatomaceous flora in postglacial Kieselguhr deposit in southwestern Norway. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte. 31: 169-202. Morphology; Taxonomy; Description; Type Illustration
Lange-Bertalot H., Bąk M., Witkowski A. 2011. Eunotia and some related genera. Diatoms of European Inland Waters and Comparable Habitats. A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G., Ruggell. 747 pp Morphology; Illustrations; Ecology
This page should be cited as:

Jüttner I., Ector L. Eunotia iatrianensis Foged; 1970; 180. 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 [Accessed:  ].

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Record last modified: 09/03/2022