Pseudostaurosira brevistriata var. inflata (Pant.) Edlund

Length: 17

Width: 5


Collection 811

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For new variety combination, see Edlund (1994). For genera transfer see Williams and Round (1987).

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Originally, the pictured specimen was identified as Fragilaria brevistriata var. inflata as described by Patrick and Reimer 1966 , and the following information refers to this taxon.
  • Synonyms (Patrick and Reimer 1966)
    Fragilaria inflata Pant. 1902
    Fragilaria brevistriata var. inflata (Pant.) Hust. in Pasch., Sussw.-Fl. Mitteleuropas, Heft
    10, Aufl. 2, p. 145, fig. 152. 1930.
  • Ecology
    Fragilaria brevistriata var. inflata prefers slightly alkaline waters and moderately high conductivity (Patrick and Reimer 1966).

    Size ranges and morphology

    For Fragilaria brevistriata var. inflata :
  • Length is 10-20 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).
  • Breadth is 3.5-11 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).
  • Striae range is 12-16 per 10 micrometers (Patrick and Reimer 1966).