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Other CryptogamPleurotaenium trabecula

A green freshwater algae at Paddys River, ACT

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Pleurotaenium trabecula at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Pleurotaenium trabecula at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Pleurotaenium trabecula at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016

Identification history

Other Cryptogam Pleurotaenium trabecula 11 Jan 2017 MichaelMulvaney
Other Cryptogam Pleurotaenium trabecula 26 Dec 2016 KenT

Author's notes

In a water sample squeezed from vegetation at the edge of pond. If the identification is incorrect then it is likely to be a species of Pleurotaenium. General width of main body length was 16µm and length was 300µm.

1 comment

   11 Jan 2017
Stephen Skinner of the NSW Herbarium said "a desmid, Pleurotaenium trabecula (Ehrenberg) Naegeli. There are a number of different intraspecific forms described.Please remember that these determinations are done without microscopic examination on my part; I don't know any measurements, and there is often little reproductive information in the pictures. I also don't have precise locations or any water data"

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Nearby Sightings

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Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Oct 2018 Austrolestes annulosus (Blue Ringtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Oct 2018 Gerridae sp. (family) (Unidentified water strider) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) sp.(genus) (A Crane Fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 Austroagrion watsoni (Eastern Billabongfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 Psaltoda moerens (Redeye Cicada) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 Netrium digitus (A green freshwater algae) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 Microtis sp. (Onion Orchid) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Oct 2015 Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Oct 2015 Wahlenbergia stricta subsp. stricta (Tall Bluebell) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Oct 2015 Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Oct 2015 Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Oct 2015
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Oct 2018
Austrolestes annulosus (Blue Ringtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Oct 2018
Gerridae sp. (family) (Unidentified water strider) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) sp.(genus) (A Crane Fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Austroagrion watsoni (Eastern Billabongfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye Cicada) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Netrium digitus (A green freshwater algae) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Microtis sp. (Onion Orchid) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2016
Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Oct 2015
Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Oct 2015
Wahlenbergia stricta subsp. stricta (Tall Bluebell) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Oct 2015
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Oct 2015
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Oct 2015

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 7 Dec 2016 9:02 AM Recorded on
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