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Gomphonema pertusum Kociolek, Spaulding, Sabbe & Vyverman

Publication details
Gomphonema pertusum Kociolek, Spaulding, Sabbe & Vyverman 2004: 442, figs 112-115

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.

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.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Distributional notes
Tasmania. Known only from the type locality. Also seen in CAS 621814 from Dobson Lake.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Valves linear-clavate, with acute poles. Length 16-23 mm. Breadth 3 mm. Raphe straight, with slightly dilated external proximal ends. Axial area narrow, widening towards centre. Central area barely distinguished, containing a stigma positioned close to the external proximal raphe ends. Striae parallel, radiate at the footpole, 10-12 in 10 mm in centre of valve.

Type information
Type locality: Dobson Lake, Mt Field National Park, Tasmania (Kociolek et al. 2004: 442, 428). Holotype: Fig. 113 (epitype) J.P. Bradbury; February 1985; Elevation 1031 m, wood scrapings. CAS Slide 221037 (Kociolek et al. 2004: 442, 428). Notes: CAS Accession 621813 (California Academy of Sciences).

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