Eunotia flexuosa




Collection 1574

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Eunotia flexuosa Breb. ex Kutz., Sp. Alg., p. 6. 1849.

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The frustles in the girdle view are linear. The valve is linear, usually slightly arched and somewhat swollen to form capitate ends. At the ends, the width of the valve is usually a little greater than at the center. The terminal modules are very distinct, at or very close to the ends of the valve on the ventral margin.(Patrick and Reimer 1966).

  • Type Locality
  • Synonyms (Patrick and Reimer 1966)

  • Ecology(Patrick and Reimer 1966).
    This taxon is usually found in acidic water of low mineral content, where the current is slow.. Is also present in lakes, ditches, and ponds.

    Size ranges and morphology

  • Length is 90-300 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).
  • Width is 2-5 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).
  • Striae are 10 in number (Patrick and Reimer 1966).