Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Dimeregramma maculatum fo. mercuryensis Foged

Dimeregramma maculatum fo. mercuryensis; image by Cathy Kilroy (NIWA)

Type slide

Coast, Coromandel Peninsula, North Island, New Zealand. Foged Collection, New Zealand No. 491/1966, Natural History Museum, Denmark.

Institution holding the type material

Publication

Known distribution

Coromandel, New Zealand

Etymology

Not specified by the author

Description

Differs from the type species by the somewhat smaller size of the valve and somewhat denser striae.

Diagnosis reproduced with kind permission of Koeltz Scientific Books.

Notes

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.

Reference

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