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Map of south Florida Loxahatchee (LOX) WCA 2A WCA 3A Biscayne Bay Shark River Slough (SRS) Taylor Slough (TS) Florida Bay Everglades National Park (ENP) Everglades National Park (ENP)

Brachysira neoexilis var. neoexilis 05

Brachysira neoexilis var. neoexilis  05

Lange-Bertalot, H. & Moser, G. (1994). Brachysira (Monographie der Gattung: Wichtige Indikator-Species für das Gewässer-Monitoring) und Naviculadicta nov. gen. (Ein Lösungsvorschlag zu dem Problem Navicula sensu lato ohne Navicula sensu stricto). in: Bibliotheca Diatomologica 29, pp. 51-54; 112-113 [t.5:1-5]
Navicula exilis Kütz. 1844 pro parte; Navicula exilis Kütz. sensu Grun. partim, in Van Heurck 1880; Anomoeoneis exilis (Kütz.) Cleve 1895 sensu Hust., sensu Cleve-Euler; Anomoeoneis exilis (Kütz.) Grun. sensu Berg 1945; Navicula variabilis var. capitata Ross 1947; (?) Anomoeoneis exilis fo. undulata Kisselev 1955; Gomphonema vitreum Grun. in Schneider 1878; Navicula gomphonaceae Grun. in Van Heurck 1880; Anomoeoneis spectabilis Manguin 1942; Anomoeoneis microcephala Berg 1945; Navicula variabilis Ross 1947 var. variabilis; Navicula variabilis var. gomphonamaceae (Grun.) Ross 1947; Anomoeoneis variabilis (Ross) Reimer 1961; Anomoeoneis vitrea (Grun.) Ross in Patrick & Reimer 1966; Navicula cryptocephala var. exilis (Kütz.) Grun. sensu Patrick & Reimer 1966; Brachysira vitrea (Grun.) Ross in Hartley 1986
Valve features are as in morphotype 01, but valve is elliptic, with blunt ends
  • Transect Project

  • Sample localities:
  • Shark River Slough (SRS)