Pinnularia termitina (Ehr.) Patr.




Collection 1781

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Pinnularia termitina (Ehr.) Patr. in Patrick and Reimer, p.595, pl.55, fig. 6. 1966 (Patrick and Reimer 1966).

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Valve slender, sometimes the margins slightly undulate, with rostrate-capitate ends(Patrick and Reimer 1966).

  • Type Locality
    Andamanen-Inseln (Patrick and Reimer 1966).

  • Synonyms
    Navicula termitina Ehr., Mikrogeol., p. 159, pl. 33(4), fig. 4. 1854(Patrick and Reimer 1966).

  • Ecology
    Prefers acid bogs(Patrick and Reimer 1966; Beaver 1981).

    Size ranges and morphology

  • Length is 38 to 41 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).
  • Width is 4 to 5 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).
  • Striae are 12 to 14 in 10 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).