Taxon Account

Tabularia neofamiliaris Van de Vijver & D.M.Williams; 2020; 3

Key references

Van de Vijver B., Guiry M.D., Mertens A., Williams D.M. 2020. The enigma of Synedra familiaris Kützing with the description of Tabularia neofamiliaris Van de Vijver & D.M.Williams, sp. nov. (Fragilariaceae, Bacillariophyta). Notulae Algarum No.134. 1-6.

Morphology

Size
85-133 µm long, 3.5-4.5 µm wide (UK population); 90-120 µm long, 3-4 µm wide (Van de Vijver et al. 2020).

Shape
Valves linear-lanceolate, margins gradually tapering to small, subcapitate poles.

Symmetry
Isopolar, isovalvar, bilaterally symmetrical.

Striae
Striae short, more or less parallel.

Axial area
Axial area wide and lanceolate.


SEM morphology
Striae consisting of 1-4 apically elongate, complex areolae, occluded externally by cribra.
An apical pore field located in small ocellulimbus at each pole. Rimoportulae present at both apices.

Literature

References are given in chronological order.

Reference
Citation
Van de Vijver B., Guiry M.D., Mertens A., Williams D.M. 2020. The enigma of Synedra familiaris Kützing with the description of Tabularia neofamiliaris Van de Vijver & D.M.Williams, sp. nov. (Fragilariaceae, Bacillariophyta). Notulae Algarum No.134. 1-6. Morphology; Taxonomy; Description; Type Illustration;
This page should be cited as:

Jüttner I., Van de Vijver, D.M.Williams Tabularia neofamiliaris Van de Vijver & D.M.Williams; 2020; 3. 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=4665. [Accessed:  ].

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