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Authority

(Castrac.) De Toni (1891: 23)

Class

Diatomophyceae

Order

Pennales

Family

Naviculaceae

Synonyms

Navicula cryophila auct. non Manguin (1957: 127, pl. 5, fig. 30)
Navicula cryophila var. stauroptera auct. non Manguin (1957:127, pl. 5, fig. 31)
Navicula kryophila (see Poulin & Cardinal, 1982: fig. 38)

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Basionym

Pinnularia criophila Castrac. (Castracane, 1886: 26, pl. 15, fig. 2)

Additional References

Peragallo (1921: 56), Hustedt (1958: 145, figs 101–103)

Description

[after Hustedt (1958)] Cells solitary, narrow, lanceolate; apical axis 28–60 µm; transapical axis 6–10 µm. Transapical striae parallel, uniformly spaced throughout valve, 6 in 10 µm. Chloroplasts 2, extending the entire length of the cell.

Distribution

Booth-Wandel I., Petermann I. (both Antarctic Peninsula) (Peragallo, 1921); Weddell-Scotia Confluence (Garrison et al., 1987).

Comments

This uncommon species was not collected by us.

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