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Gomphonema caperatum Ponader & Potapova

Publication details
Gomphonema caperatum Ponader & Potapova in Ponader et al. 2017: 60, figs 1–11, 29–38, 68

Published in: Ponader, K.C., Potapova, M.G., Desianti, N., Hamilton, P.B., Lavoie, I., & Campeau, S. (2017). Gomphonema caperatum sp. nov., G. obstipum sp. nov. and similar taxa from rivers of North America. Diatom Research 32(1): 59-73.

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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Distributional notes
widespread across Eastern North America in the Piedmont physiographic province, throughout the Appalachian Mountains from Tennessee to Québec; one population in Oregon (Ponader et al., 2017) - (8 Dec 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Riga Run, Virginia, USA (38.21874 N, 77.9406 W) (Ponader et al. 2017: 60). Holotype: Virginia DEQ staff; 22 September 2009; ANSP circled specimen on slide ANSP GC59144 (Ponader et al. 2017: 60, fig. 1). Notes: Isotypes: Circled specimens on slide ANSP GC59145 and CANA 125944.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gomphonema caperatum Ponader & Potapova)
North America: Oregon (Ponader et al. 2017), Québec (Ponader et al. 2017), Tennessee (Ponader et al. 2017), Virginia (Ponader et al. 2017).

Created: 09 September 2017 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 December 2017 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Ponader, K.C., Potapova, M.G., Desianti, N., Hamilton, P.B., Lavoie, I., & Campeau, S. (2017). Gomphonema caperatum sp. nov., G. obstipum sp. nov. and similar taxa from rivers of North America. Diatom Research 32(1): 59-73.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2017.

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