Turkish Journal of BotanyFour new records for the benthic diatoms (genera Cocconeis, Seminavis, Synedra, and Trachysphenia) from the Aegean Sea
Faculty of Fisheries, Ege University, 35100 Bornova, İzmir - TURKEY
Abstract: Cocconeis pseudomarginata W.Greg., Seminavis robusta Danielidis & D.G.Mann, Synedra gaillonii (Bory) Ehrenb. var. macilenta (Grunow) H.Perag., and Trachysphenia australis Petit var. rostellata Hust. from Bacillariophyceae were reported for the first time from Turkish coastal waters. Additionally, Synedra gaillonii var. macilenta and Trachysphenia australis var. rostellata were the first records at variety level for Mediterranean coasts. Morphological characteristics of these species were given in detail, and information on their distribution was provided.
Key words: Bacillariophyceae, benthic diatom, morphometric data, Mediterranean
Turk. J. Bot., 34, (2010), 531-540.
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