Neidium mirumKraske





Collection 1790

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Authority information

Kraske, G.1943. Zur Diatomeenflora Lajplauds. Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 61(3):81-88

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This taxon's valve is linear with broadly rounded ends. The axial area is linear, widening to a rounded central area. It has a straight raphe and the distal ends lying in the axis of the raphe. The proximal ends with long fissures bent toward the opposite sides, almost to the valve margin. The striae of this taxon is coarsely punctate and the longitudinal canals are a short distance from the margin (Krasske 1943).

Size ranges and morphology

  • Length is 31 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).
  • Width is 8 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).
  • Striae are 18 to 20 in 10 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).