Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Caloneis clevei var. carteriana Foged

Caloneis clevei var. carteriana

Type slide

Freshwater 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 distribution

North Island, New Zealand. In addition to the type locality, reported as common in the Soda Spring at Pakaraka.


Dedicated 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.

Funding from TFBIS (Terrestrial and Freshwater Biodiversity Information System), administered by the New Zealand Department of Conservation, is gratefully acknowledged.


Foged N 1979. Diatoms in New Zealand, the North Island. A. R. Gantner Verlag KG, Vaduz. 130 p.