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Platessa hustedtii

(Krasske) Lange-Bert. in Krammer and Lange-Bert. 2004      Category: Monoraphid
BASIONYM: Cocconeis hustedtii
SYNONYM(S): Achnanthes hustedtii (Krasske) Reimer in R.M.Patrick and Reimer 

Platessa conspicua


Platessa kingstonii

LM scalebar = 10 ┬Ám

Slide Number: ANSP GC115003a

Site ID: ANSP NRSA0024

Site Name: Unnamed stream, NJ

Latitude: 40.6246

Longitude: -74.474

Caption: Raphe valve

Contributor: Marina Potapova - October 2011