Navicula pseudosalinarum

Giffen, M. H. 1975
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Bacillariophyceae
Order Naviculales
Family Naviculaceae
  • Valve is shaped like a lance head (lanceolate) with beak-like ends (rostrate) and measures between 24 - 35 µm in length and 6 - 7 µm in width.
  • Raphid diatom: raphe (middle line) is straight and the striae (row of areolae) are transapical with 20 striae in 10 µm.
  • Benthic species found on exposed rocky shores.
  • * Information compiled by Mr Pumlile Cotiyane
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  • Giffen, M. H. 1975 An account of the littoral diatoms from Langeban, Saldanha Bay Cape Province, South Africa.18:71-95
  • Kociolek, J. P.; Balasubramanian, K.; Blanco, S.; Coste, M.; Ector, L.; et al. 2019 DiatomBase. Achnanthes yaquinensis McIntire & Reimer, 1974. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2019-03-12