Gomphonema periintricatum Kociolek, Spaulding, Sabbe & Vyverman
Gomphonema periintricatum Kociolek, Spaulding, Sabbe & Vyverman 2004: 439, figs 91-96
Published in: Kociolek, J.P., Spaulding, S.A., Sabbe, K. & Vyverman, W. (2004). New Gomphonema (Bacillariophyta) species from Tasmania. Phycologia 43(4): 427-444, 115 figs, 1 table.
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Tasmania. Known only from the type locality.
This is a freshwater species.
Valves linear-clavate, tumid at the centre, with rounded poles. Length 67.5-97.5 mm. Breadth 9-10 mm. Raphe lateral, slightly undulate, internal proximal ends recurved. Striae parallel to radiate, strongly radiate at footpole. Striae denser at headpole. Striae six to eight in 10 mm at centre. Axial area narrow, linear, expanded at the centre to form a rectangular central area. Central area with a single, small stigma at the end of an elongated stria. Apical pore field prominent at footpole. Septa distinct.
Type locality: Lagoon of Islands, Tasmania (Kociolek et al. 2004: 440, 428). Holotype: Fig. 92 (epitype) J.P. Bradbury; December 1984; Sample site near boat ramp, sediment near shore with much organic floc. CAS Slide 221048 (Kociolek et al. 2004: 440, 428). Notes: CAS Accession 621824 (California Academy of Sciences).
John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. -656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.
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