J Syst Evol ›› 1994, Vol. 32 ›› Issue (3): 273-274.

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A New Diatom Species of Salt Lake from Shanxi Province

Xie Shu-qi, Li Ting   

  • Published:1994-05-18

Abstract: A new diatom species, Nitzschia yunchengensis Xie et Li, is described and reported in this paper. The species was collected from a salt lake in Yuncheng of Shanxi Province, China. It is characterized by valves with capitate apices, keel central, transapical striae in-visible under LM, but visible under SEM, about 60 in 10µm.

Key words: Diatom, Nitzschia yunchengensis, Shanxi