Pinnularia barberiana var. opouraensis Foged
Type slideJuncus swamp near Lake Opoura, North Island, New Zealand. Foged Collection, New Zealand No. 527/1966, Natural History Museum, Denmark.
Institution holding the type material
Known distributionNorth Island, New Zealand. In addition to the type locality, recorded from Lake Ngako, Waiotapu thermal area.
EtymologyFrom Lake Opoura.
The linear-elliptical valves differ from the type species by having broadly protracted, faintly capitate apices and narrower central area. 30-34 x 8-9 µm, 11 striae in 10 µm.
Description reproduced with kind permission from 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.