Frustulia bahlsii sp. nov., a freshwater diatom from the eastern U.S.A.
Frustulia bahlsii sp. nov. is formally described from soft-water sites from Maine to North Carolina along the eastern United States. The new species is separated from other members of the genus by the following suite of characters: large size, spatulate terminal raphe ends (i.e. not provided with a “porte-crayon”), and coarser longitudinal and transverse striae. Frustulia bahlsiiappears closely allied to F. franguelliiManguin (nom. nud.) within the F. rhomboides(Ehrenberg) De Toni group. © 1997 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
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Edlund, Mark B. and Brant, Lynn A., "Frustulia bahlsii sp. nov., a freshwater diatom from the eastern U.S.A." (1997). Faculty Publications. 4015.