Inland Water Biology

, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 17–21 | Cite as

Amphipleura vavilovii: A new diatom species of the family Amphipleuraceae from Laos

  • A. M. Glushchenko
  • M. S. KulikovskiyEmail author
Biology, Morphology, and Systematics of Hydrobionts


A new diatom species Amphipleura vavilovii sp.nov. is described from water ecosystems of South-Eastern Asia (unnamed river flowing into ecological village Namlik, Laos). Species is illustrated by original LM and SEM microphotographs. Description is given on the basis LM and SEM data.


Bacillariophyceae Amphipleura new species morphology Southeast Asia Laos 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tsiolkovsky Kaluga State UniversityKalugaRussia
  2. 2.Papanin Institute for Biology of Inland WatersRussian Academy of SciencesBorokRussia

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