Pinnularia stomatophora Grun.




Collection 1168

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Pinnularia stomatophora (Grun. in A.S.) Cl., Acta Soc. Fauna Fl. Fennica, 8(2):27. 1891 (Patrick and Reimer 1966).

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This species is a valve linear, sometimes with sightly convex sides; ends rounded. This taxon is distinguished by the markings in the central area, the "bayonet" shaped terminal fissures, and the distinctly convergent and radiate striae. It is closely related to Pinnularia substomatophora Hust(Patrick and Reimer 1966).

  • Type Locality
    Pudasjarvi [Finland] (Patrick and Reimer 1966).

  • Synonyms
    Navicula stomatophora Grun. in A. S., Atlas Diat., pl. 44, figs. 27-29. 1876(Patrick and Reimer 1966)

  • Ecology
    This taxon is found in cool water of low mineral content in a wide range of habitats(Patrick and Reimer 1966).

    Size ranges and morphology

  • Length is 59 to 110 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).
  • Width is 9 to 11 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).
  • Striae are 12 to 14 in 10 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).