Gomphonema pertusum Kociolek, Spaulding, Sabbe & Vyverman
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.
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Tasmania. Known only from the type locality. Also seen in CAS 621814 from Dobson Lake.
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 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).
Created: 19 November 2004 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 08 November 2018 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 19 February 2019.