Caloneis clevei var. carteriana Foged
Type slideFreshwater pond in dunes under the Woodhill Forest Station, North Island, New Zealand. Foged Collection, New Zealand No. 557/1966, Natural History Museum, Denmark.
Institution holding the type material
Known distributionNorth Island, New Zealand. In addition to the type locality, reported as common in the Soda Spring at Pakaraka.
EtymologyDedicated to the English biologist J. R. Carter.
Differs from the type by having larger valves and transapical striae irregularly shortened towards the axial area. 70 x 13 µm, 18 striae in 10 µm.
Diagnosis reproduced with kind permission of Koeltz Scientific Books.
Images published online with kind permission of the Natural History Museum of Denmark.
Foged N 1979. Diatoms in New Zealand, the North Island. A. R. Gantner Verlag KG, Vaduz. 130 p.