Encyonopsis subminuta

Krammer and Reichardt 1997      Category: Asymmetrical biraphid
BASIONYM: Encyonopsis subminuta Krammer and Reichardt 1997

Encyonopsis stafsholtii


Entomoneis alata

LM scalebar = 10 µm = 80 pixels.


Contributor: Pat Kociolek - March 2011
Length Range: 10-15 µm
Width Range: 3-4 µm
Striae in 10 µm: 23-27


Valves are slightly asymmetrical to the apical axis, with both the dorsal and ventral margins slightly convex. The apices are protracted, relatively narrow and short. The axial area is very narrow, linear. A central area is absent. The raphe is slightly arched, filiform, with external proximal ends dilated slightly. Striae are radiate to nearly parallel.

Original Description

Basionym: Encyonopsis subminuta
Author: Krammer and Reichardt 1997
Length Range: 10-26 µm
Width Range: 3.4-4.5 µm
Striae in 10 µm: 23-26

Original Description

Original Images

Cite This Page:
Kociolek, P. (2011). Encyonopsis subminuta. In Diatoms of the United States. Retrieved August 30, 2016, from http://westerndiatoms.colorado.edu/taxa/species/encyonopsis_subminuta

Species: Encyonopsis subminuta

Contributor: Pat Kociolek

Reviewer: Sam Rushforth


Krammer, K. (1997). Die cymbelloiden Diatomeen. Eine Monographie der weltweit bekannten Taxa. Teil 2. Encyonema part., Encyonopsis and Cymbellopsis. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 37:1-469.

Links & ID's

Index Nominum Algarum (INA)

Original INA

California Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Encyonopsis subminuta CAS

North American Diatom Ecological Database (NADED)

NADED ID: 203008

Autecology Discussion