Gomphonema elongatum W.Smith
Gomphonema elongatum W.Smith Basic power: 1000x _Dim. 13 x 76 µm
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Gomphonema elongatum W.Smith 1855: 6, pl. 1: fig. 4
Published in: Smith, W. (1855). Notes of an excursion to the south of France and the Auvergne in search of Diatomaceae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 2 15: 1-9, pl. 1.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1973).
Gomphonema acuminatum var. elongatum (W.Smith) W.Carruthers 1864
Gomphonema acuminatum f. elongatum (W.Smith) G.Rabenhorst 1864
This is a freshwater species.
Patrick, R. & Reimer, C.W. (1975). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Vol. 2, Part 1. Entomoneidaceae, Cymbellaceae, Gomphonemaceae, Epithemiaceae. pp. [i]-ix, -213, 28 pls. Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2019.