Pinnularia burkii Patr.




Collection 1401a

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Pinnularia burkei Patr., Farlowia, 2(2) :189, pl. 3, fig. 1. 1945(Patrick and Reimer 1966).

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Both images were taken utilizing DIC. The top image was at the standard 1000x magnification, the lower was taken at 1000x plus a 200% zoom.

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This species has linear valve with capitate to subcapitate ends. It's axial area is narrow(Patrick and Reimer 1966).

  • Type Locality
    [U.S.A., Pennsylvania], Pike County, Greeley; (squeezings from Sphagnum in swamp) (Patrick and Reimer 1966).

  • Ecology
    This taxon is found in acidic water of low mineral content(Patrick and Reimer 1966).

    Size ranges and morphology

  • Length is 18 to 22 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).
  • Width is 3 to 4 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).
  • Striae are 16 to 18 in 10 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).