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Authority

(Hasle) Hasle, in Hasle & Syvertsen (1997: 165, tab. 36)

Class

Diatomophyceae

Order

Centrales

Family

Rhizosoleniaceae

Synonyms

N/A

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Basionym

Rhizosolenia tubiformis Hasle (1975: 115, text fig. 1, fig. 80)

Additional References

Sundström (1986: 104, figs 282–285)

Description

[after Hasle & Syvertsen (1997)] Cells in straight close-set chains, fragile and weakly silicified, cylindrical; pervalvar axis 50–100 µm. Valves circular, flat, with a single marginal process as a short stout tube; apical axis 3–10 µm. Girdle bands distinct, numerous, split, with ligulae. Chloroplasts small, numerous, peripheral.

Distribution

Type locality, 58°00’S 150°05’W, BRATEGG Station 28, South Pacific Ocean (Hasle, 1975); southern cold-water region (Hasle & Syvertsen, 1997).

Comments

We have not seen this species.

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