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Eucocconeis lichunhaii Li sp. nov. (Bacillariophyta) from high mountain lakes, China

Li, Yanling; Gong, Zhijun

Algological Studies Volume 141 (2013), p. 29 - 36

published: Apr 1, 2013

DOI: 10.1127/1864-1318/2012/0002

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This paper describes a new Eucocconeis species, E. lichunhaii, from high mountain lakes in the Yunnan Plateau. The new species was studied with light and scanning electron microscopy. Its main features are: elliptical to lanceolate valves with rounded poles and a relatively deep mantle, radiate striae, concave raphe valve with sigmoid raphe, lanceolate axial area and transversely rectangular central area; rapheless valve with linear axial area and larger, elliptical central area. E. lichunhaii was common in the examined samples of lake sediments.


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