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Gomphonema elongatum W.Smith

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cymbellales
Family Gomphonemataceae
Genus Gomphonema

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Gomphonema elongatum W.Smith
Basic power: 1000x _Dim. 13 x 76 µm. 13 May 2013. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Gomphonema elongatum W.Smith
Basic power: 1000x _Dim. 13 x 76 µm. 13 May 2013. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Stenogramma leptophyllum J.Agardh

Gomphonema elongatum W.Smith Basic power: 1000x _Dim. 13 x 76 µm
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Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gomphonema is Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gomphonema acuminatum var. elongatum (W.Smith) W.Carruthers 1864
Gomphonema acuminatum f. elongatum (W.Smith) G.Rabenhorst 1864

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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, [1]-213, 28 pls. Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.

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