J Syst Evol ›› 2010, Vol. 48 ›› Issue (1): 65-72.DOI: 10.1111/j.1759-6831.2009.00059.x

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New species and new records of diatoms from Lake Fuxian, China

1Yan-Ling LI* 1Zhi-Jun GONG 2Chun-Chao WANG 1Ji SHEN   

  1. 1(State Key Laboratory of Lake Science and Environment, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, China)
    2(Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, China) * Author for correspondence. E-mail: ylli@niglas.ac.cn; Tel.: 86-25-86882140; Fax:86-25-57713063.
  • Received:2009-03-24 Published:2010-01-18

Abstract: One new species, four newly recorded genera, and two newly recorded species of diatoms are described from China. They are Sellaphora fuxianensis sp. nov. Li, Sellaphora Mereschkowsky, Karayevia Round & Bukhtiyarova,Placoneis Mereschkowsky, FallaciaStickle & Mann, Placoneis prespanensis Levkov, Krstic & Nakov, andFallacia lucinensis (Hustedt) D. G. Mann. All taxa were collected from Lake Fuxian in Yunnan Province, China. These species were observed with LM and SEM, and their taxonomic characters are discussed.

Key words: new species, new records, diatom, China.