Ehrenberg 1830 Category: Araphid
TYPE SPECIES: Synedra ulna (Nitzsch) Ehrenberg
Frustules are robust and typically needle-like. Cells typically form radiate colonies with cells attached by mucilage pads.
Synedra ulna was recently separated, with many other freshwater taxa, and is now considered to reside in the genus Ulnaria (Compere 2001).
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Spaulding, S., and Edlund, M. (2008). Synedra. In Diatoms of the United States. Retrieved June 19, 2013, from http://westerndiatoms.colorado.edu/taxa/genus/Synedra