Tabellaria fenestrata var. geniculata A. Cleve 1899

Length: 40

Width: 11


Collection 1192

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A. Cleve 1899, p. 831, fig. 1-5. (VanLandingham 1978).

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This is a DIC image of the taxon. Note the labiate process in the central area.

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  • This species is rarely found in starform colonies, but is commonly found in zig-zag colonies. It is abundant between March and April. This species is also found in Northern Europe from Finnland to Norway ( Huber-Pestalozzi 1942).
  • Ecology
    This species lives in mesotrophic and eutrophic waters. (Huber-Pestalozzi 1942).

    Size ranges and morphology

  • Length is 24-134 micrometers (Stoermer and Yang 1969).
  • Breadth is 4-8 micrometers (Stoermer and Yang 1969).
  • Striae range is 18-22 per 10 micrometer (Stoermer and Yang 1969).