Navicula barberiana Foged
Type slideLake in dunes 14 miles north of the Woodhill Forest Station, North Island, New Zealand. Foged collection, New Zealand No. 553/1966, Natural History Museum, Denmark.
Institution holding the type material
Known distributionNorth Island, New Zealand.
EtymologyDedicated to the English biologist H. G. Barber.
Valves elliptic-lanceolate with slightly protracted apices, 50-55 µm long and 14-15 µm broad. Straight filiform raphe with terminal fissures deflected in the same direction. Narrow axial area, in the middle of the valve slightly dilated. 8-10 extremely radiate transapical striae in 10 µm, in the middle alternately longer and shorter, distinctly punctate with ~18 areoles in 10 µm.
Description 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.