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Taxonomy Detail

Class Mediophyceae

Mediophyceae Medlin & Kaczmarska, 2004: 267.

Source: Medlin, L.K. (2016). Evolution of the diatoms: major steps in their evolution and a review of the supporting molecular and morphological evidence. Phycologia 55(1): 79-103.

Original publication: Medlin, L.K. & Kaczmarska, I. (2004). Evolution of the diatoms: V. Morphological and cytological support for the major clades and a taxonomic revision. Phycologia 43: 245-270.

Nomenclatural notes:

INA: "Basionym: See Mediales A.P. Jousé & A.I. Proshkina-Lavrenko 1949 (R) T. See image Chaetoceros ["Type genus: Chaetoceros"]" Parenthetic authorities are not required above the level of genus.

Key References
An, S.M., Choi, D.H., Lee, H., Lee, J.H. & Noh, J.H. (2018). Next-generation sequencing reveals the diversity of benthic diatoms in tidal flats. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(2): 167-180.

(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Cox, E.J. (2015). Coscinodiscophyceae, Mediophyceae, Fragilariophyceae, Bacillariophyceae (Diatoms). In: Sylabus of plant families. Adolf Engler's Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien. 13th Ed. Photoautotrophic eukaryotic algae Glaucocystophyta, Cryptophyta, Dinophyta/Dinozoa, Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta, Chlorarachniophyta/Cercozoa, Euglenophyta/Euglenozoa, Chlorophyta, Streptophyta p.p. (Frey, W. Eds), pp. 64-103. Stuttgart: Borntraeger Science Publishers.

Dabek, P., Ashworth, M.P., Witkowski, A., Li, C., Bornman, T.G., Gonçalves, V., Park, J. & Khim, J.S. (2017). Towards a multigene phylogeny of the Cymatosiraceae (Bacillariophyta, Mediophyceae) I. Novel taxa within the subfamily Cymatosiroideae based on molecular and morphological data. Journal of Phycology 53(2): 342-360.

Kawai, H. & Nakayama, T. (2015). Introduction (Heterokontobionta p.p.), Cryptophyta, Dinophyta, Haptophyta, Heterokontophyta (except Coscinodiscophyceae, Mediophyceae, Fragilariophyceae, Bacillariophyceae, Phaeophyceae, Eustigmatophyceae), Chlorarachniophyta, Euglenophyta. In: Syllabus of plant families. Adolf Engler's Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien. Ed. 13. Phototrophic eukaryotic Algae. Glaucocystophyta, Cryptophyta, Dinophyta/Dinozoa, Haptophyta, Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta, Chlorarachnniophyta/Cercozoa, Chlorophyta, Streptophyta p.p. (Frey, W. Eds), pp. 11-189. Stuttgart: Borntraeger Science Publishers.

Kühn, S.F., Klein, G., Halliger, H., Hargraves, P. & Medlin, L.K. (2006). A new diatom, Mediopyxis helysia gen. nov. and sp. nov. (Mediophyceae) from the North Sea and the Gulf of Maine as determined from morphological and phylogenetic characteristics. Nova Hedwigia 130: 307-324.

Medlin, L.K., Sato, S., Mann, D.G. & Kooistra, W.H.C.F. (2008). Molecular evidence confirms sister relationshop of Ardissonea, Climacosphenia, and Toxarium within the bipolar centric diatoms (Bacillariophta, Mediophyceae), and cladistic analyses confirm that extremely elongated shape has arisen twice in the diatoms. Journal of Phycology 44: 1340-1348.

Samanta, B., Heffell, Q., Ehrman, J.M. & Kaczmarska, I. (2018). Spermatogenesis in the bipolar centric diatom Plagiogrammopsis vanheurckii (Mediophyceae). Phycologia 57(3): 354-359.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 May 2019.

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