Frustulia gondwana Lange-Bertalot & T.Beier
SynonymsFrustulia rhomboides var. lacustris Maillard 1978
Type slideSlide Oz-52 in Collection Lange-Bertalot (FR). Isotype slide NZ-171c and residual type sample NZ-171f in the collection of the Limnological Station, Technical University of Munich. Collected from Mahinapua Swamp, West Coast District, South Island, New Zealand.
Institution holding the type material
Known distributionAccording to the original authors, the species is abundant in minerotrophic swamps in the western part of the South Island of New Zealand, but rare in ombrotrophic habitats. Also known from New Caledonia, Costa Rica, and Chile.
EtymologyReferring to the ancient southern supercontinent.
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