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Phycology Section
Patrick Center for Environmental Research

Algae collection site:
Red Clay Creek, New Castle Co, DE, US

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Red Clay Creek, New Castle Co, DE, US

   See lists of: 1 samples | 28 diatoms | 0 non-diatoms for this site.

   site code: RC4
   site_id: 18159
   NEON domain: not applicable
   state: Delaware (DE)
Location: In New Castle Co., Delaware, near Stanton, just below Rt. No. 7 bordering a recreation area of a recent housing development site. Description: At the upper end of the station is a very shallow riffle area not over a few inches deep. The riffle extends about 60 ft. Below this riffle is a pool area extending for about 50 ft. to a large overhanging tree on the left-bank side. The bottom is of the same type as described for the other three stations. There are a few sandy and muddy areas toward the lower end of the station and along part of the right-bank side. Some ponding is evident on the right-bank side. Trees overhang some of the station from a woods on the right-bank side. The left bank side has a steep cut bank (appx. 10 ft. high) which supports a few large trees in between areas of grass. As a Station 3, there are cans, bottles, porcelain, bed springs, pots and pans, etc. littering the bottom of the stream. (1967 report.)
   latitude in decimal: 39.709217
   longitude in decimal: -75.644417
   waterbody type: stream / river
     Eastern Temperate Forests
       Mississippi Alluvial and Southeast USA Coastal Plains
         Middle Atlantic Coastal Plain
   county: New Castle
   country: United States (US)

1 algae samples were collected at this site:
   sample RC10002 - 1966  General Multiple Habitats, collected 10/11  

28 diatom species found at this site:

   diatom, NADED ID 2015 - Achnanthes lanceolata (Brébisson ex Kützing) Grunow
   diatom, NADED ID 2016 - Achnanthes lanceolata var. dubia Grunow
   diatom, NADED ID 2030 - Achnanthes minutissima Kützing
   diatom, NADED ID 16005 - Cocconeis placentula var. euglypta (Ehrenberg) Grunow
   diatom, NADED ID 20007 - Cyclotella meneghiniana Kützing
   diatom, NADED ID 37010 - Gomphonema parvulum (Kützing) Kützing
   diatom, NADED ID 46014 - Navicula cryptocephala Kützing
   diatom, NADED ID 46257 - Navicula decussis Østrup
   diatom, NADED ID 46039 - Navicula minima Grunow
   diatom, NADED ID 46051 - Navicula pupula Kützing
   diatom, NADED ID 46388 - Navicula rhynchocephala var. germainii (Wallace) Patrick
   diatom, NADED ID 46395 - Navicula secreta var. apiculata Patrick
   diatom, NADED ID 46484 - Navicula sp. 4 ANS MR CWR
   diatom, NADED ID 47008 - Neidium bisulcatum var. baicalense (Skvortzow et Meyer) Reimer
   diatom, NADED ID 48110 - Nitzschia accomodata Hustedt
   diatom, NADED ID 48004 - Nitzschia amphibia Grunow
   diatom, NADED ID 48013 - Nitzschia frustulum (Kützing) Grunow
   diatom, NADED ID 48202 - Nitzschia frustulum var. perpusilla (Rabenhorst) Grunow
   diatom, NADED ID 48022 - Nitzschia kuetzingiana Hilse
   diatom, NADED ID 48025 - Nitzschia palea (Kützing) Smith
   diatom, NADED ID 48045 - Nitzschia tropica Hustedt
   diatom, NADED ID 52045 - Pinnularia microstauron (Ehrenberg) Cleve
   diatom, NADED ID 52059 - Pinnularia subcapitata Gregory
   diatom, NADED ID 57001 - Rhoicosphenia curvata (Kützing) Grunow ex Rabenhorst
   diatom, NADED ID 65002 - Surirella angusta Kützing
   diatom, NADED ID 66016 - Synedra rumpens Kützing
   diatom, NADED ID 66018 - Synedra rumpens var. familiaris (Kützing) Hustedt
   diatom, NADED ID 66020 - Synedra socia Wallace
0 non-diatom species found at this site.


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