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Gomphonema manifestum Kociolek, Spaulding, Sabbe & Vyverman

Publication details
Gomphonema manifestum Kociolek, Spaulding, Sabbe & Vyverman 2004: 433, figs 54-73

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.

Publication date: 30 July, 2004

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. MacKenzie Tarn and Dobson Lake (CAS 621813, 621814)

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Valves linear-clavate, narrow headpole, rounded footpole. Length 37-66 µm. Breadth 5.5-7.0 µm. Raphe straight, lateral, with external proximal raphe ends that are small and positioned very close together; internal proximal ends highly recurved. Axial area straight, widening only slightly at the centre of the valve to form an oval central area, which has a single stigma. Stigma positioned close to external proximal raphe ends. Striae parallel to radiate, 8.0-11.5 in 10 µm. 'Ghost' striae present around central portion of valve.

Type information
Holotype locality: MacKenzie Tarn, Tarn shelf, Mt Field National Park, Tasmania (Kociolek et al. 2004: 435, 428). Holotype: Fig. 57 (epitype) J.P. Bradbury; December 1985; Elevation 1220 m, shallow glacial scour basin. CAS Slide 221049 (Kociolek et al. 2004: 435, 428). Notes: CAS Accession 621807 (California Academy of Sciences).

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Key references
John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. [1]-656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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