Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Cavernosa kapitiana  S.R.Stidolph

Cavernosa kapitiana

Synonyms

Melosira kapiteana S.R.Stidolph

Type slide

Te Rere Stream, Kapiti Island, New Zealand, fresh water. Stidolph Collection FW-217A/8.

Institution holding the type material

Publication

Known distribution

Kapiti Island, New Zealand.

Etymology

Referring to Kapiti Island, the site of discovery of the species.

Description

Reproduction pending online publication of all relevant material, at request of the publisher.

Notes

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

Reference

Stidolph SR 1990. Cavernosa kapitiana, a new diatom genus and species from Kapiti Island, New Zealand. Nova Hedwigia 50: 97-110.