Diatoms of the genus Navicula from waterbodies of the Voronezh Region, Russia

D. A. Chudaev, I. Jüttner

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31111/nsnr/2020.54.2.337


The diversity of the genus Navicula including 29 species, one species new to science (Navicula trophicatrixoides Chudaev, sp. nov.), one new to the flora of Russia (N. alineae), and 15 species new for the Voronezh Region, is documented from waterbodies located in the museum-reserve “Divnogorye” and areas in its vicinity. It is supposed that N. antonii as currently understood represents a complex with at least two semicryptic species. The most frequent taxa in the studied materials are Navicula cf. antonii, N. capitatoradiata and N. cryptotenella. The majority of the species found prefer waters with higher electrolyte content.

Key words: diatoms, Navicula, Voronezh Region, Don basin, diversity, new records, new species

Section: Algae

How to cite

Chudaev D. A., Jüttner I. 2020. Diatoms of the genus Navicula from waterbodies of the Voronezh Region, Russia. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii 54(2): 337–353. https://doi.org/10.31111/nsnr/2020.54.2.337


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