• Category
  • Class
    Bacillariophyceae
  • Order
    Cymbellales
  • Family
    Cymbellaceae
  • Type Species
    Placoneis gastrum (Ehrenb.) Mereschkowsky

Displaying 5 of 5 species

Sorted from smallest to largest by maximum length
Placoneis anglophila Length: 18-21 Width: 7-8 Striae: 9-10
Placoneis explanata Length: 22-37 Width: 8-11 Striae: 10-11
Placoneis abiskoensis Length: 33-46 Width: 8-11 Striae: 10-12
Placoneis gastrum Length: 30-55 Width: 15-20 Striae: 7-9
Placoneis amphibola Length: 39-66 Width: 21-25 Striae: 5-9

16 Additional Placoneis species

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Updates

May 01, 2011 - correction of type species

The generitype had been posted as Placoneis exigua (Gregory) Mereschkowsky on this website. It was corrected to Placoneis gastrum (Ehrenberg) Mereschkovsky based on Cox (2003) and Jahn (2004) as of May 1, 2011. - S. Spaulding

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Spaulding, S., Edlund, M., Metzeltin, D. (2008). Placoneis. In Diatoms of North America. Retrieved April 16, 2024, from https://diatoms.org/genera/placoneis