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Aulacoseira italica (Ehrenberg) Simonsen

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Order Aulacoseirales
Family Aulacoseiraceae
Genus Aulacoseira

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Aulacoseira italica (Ehrenberg) Simonsen
Gibbs Lake, Washington, USA; 1000x, DIC. 25 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Aulacoseira italica (Ehrenberg) Simonsen Gibbs Lake, Washington, USA; 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Aulacoseira italica (Ehrenberg) Simonsen 1979: 60

Published in: Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aulacoseira is Melosira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Gaillonella italica Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: "Diatomaceous earth from Santa Fiora, collected by Klaproth" (Tuji 2016). Lectotype: Klaproth; BHUPM Ehrenberg-Collection 290706 (Crawford, Likhoshway & Jahn 2003 Notes: Lectotype (designated in Crawford et al. 2003): BHUPM Ehrenberg-Collection : 290706 a red.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gaillonella italica Ehrenberg 1838
Melosira italica (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844
Aulacoseira italica f. italica (Ehrenberg) N.N.Davydova 1992

Nomenclatural notes
Late Eocene - Recent. - (12 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gaillonella italica Ehrenberg)
Europe: Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

(as Melosira italica (Ehrenberg) Kützing)
Europe: France (Fayolle et al. 2016 , Anon. 2017), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003), Ireland (Foged 1977, Wolnik & Carter 2014, Wolnik & Carter 2014), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015, Veen et al. 2015), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas 1982, Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982).

Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Foged 1974).

North America: Alaska (AK) (Foged 1981), Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982, Sheath & Steinman 1982), Texas (TX) (Eberle 1982), United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008), Utah (UT) (Ettl & Gärtner 1995).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).

South-west Asia: Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006, Liu 2008), Mongolia (Edlund et al. 2001), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

South-east Asia: Malaysia (Zong & Hassan 2004), Singapore (Pham et al. 2011).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995), Northern Territory (Day et al. 1995), Queensland (Day et al. 1995), Tasmania (Day et al. 1995), Victoria (Day et al. 1995), Western Australia (Day et al. 1995).

(as Aulacoseira italica (Ehrenberg) Simonsen)
Europe: Albania (Kupe et al. 2010), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014), Britain (Hartley 1986, Sims 1996, Whitton et al. 2003), Czech Republic (Veselá & Johansen 2009), France (Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova et al. 2011), Germany (Reichardt 1984, Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016, Kasten et al. 2018), Ireland (Wolnik & Carter 2014), Macedonia (Levkov & Williams 2012), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Poland (Bąk et al. 2012), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Novakovskaya, Patova & Shabalina 2012, Patova & Novakovskaya 2018), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018, Karlason et al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016, Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005), Ukraine (Bukhtiyarova 1999, Berezovskaya 2019).

Atlantic Islands: Azores (Gonçalves, Marques & Fonseca 2010).

North America: Arkansas (AR) (Smith 2010), Canada (Mather et al. 2010), Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Mexico (Caribbean) (Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016), Michigan (MI) (Millie et al. 2011), NW USA (Bahls 2009), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995, Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

South America: Brazil (Assis et al. 2018, De-Lamonica-Freire & Heckman 1996, Eskinazi-Leça et al. 2010), Colombia (Vélez et al. 2005 , Montoya-Moreno et al. 2013).

Africa: Egypt (Zalat 2002, Nassar & Khairy 2014, Nassar & Kham 2014, Khairy et al. 2017).

South-west Asia: Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013), Israel (Tsarenko et al. 2000, Barinova & Tavassi 2009, Barinova, Yeuda & Nevo 2010).

Asia: Bering Island (Potapova 2014), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995), Mongolia (Edlund et al. 2001, Edlund et al. 2001), Russia (Kulikovskiy et al. 2016), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015, Niyatbekov & Barinova 2018).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Bostock & Holland 2010).

Pacific Islands: Hawaiian Islands (HI) (Sherwood 2004).

Key references
Bąk, M., Witkowski, A., Zelazna-Wieczorek, J., Wojtal, A.Z., Szczepocka , E., Szulc, A. & Szulc, B. (2012). Klucz do oznaczania okrzemek w fitobentosie na potrzeby oceny stanu ekologicznego wód powierzchniowych w Polsce Biblioteka Monitoringu Srodowiska. pp. 1-452. Warszawa [Warsaw]: Glowny Inspektorat Ochrony Srodowiska.

Edgar, S.M. & Theriot, E.C. (2004). Phylogeny of Aulacoseira (Bacillariophyta) based on molecules and morphology. Journal of Phycology 40: 772-788.

Edlund, M.B., Williams, R.M. & Soninkhishig, N. (2003). The planktonic diatom diversity of ancient Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia. Phycologia 42: 232-260.

Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Houk, V. (2003). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part. I. Melosiraceae, Orthoseiraceae, Paraliaceae and Aulacoseiraceae. Czech Phycology Supplement 1: 1-27, plus pls I-XLI [1-41].

Khursevich, G. & Kociolek, J.P. (2012). A preliminary, worldwide inventory of the extinct, freshwater fossil diatoms from the orders Thalassiosirales, Stephanodiscales, Paraliales, Aulacoseirales, Melosirales, Coscinodiscales, and Biddulphiales. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 141: 315-364, no figs.

Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]

Metzeltin, D. & García-Rodríguez, F. (2003). Las diatomeas uruguayas. pp. [1]-210, 74 pls. Uruguay: DIRAC Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la República.

Reavie, E.D. & Kireta, A.R. (2015). Centric, araphid and eunotioid diatoms of the coastal Laurentian Great Lakes. Sampling, taxonomic descriptions and environmental characteristics. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 62: [1]-184, 49 pls.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Tuji, A. (2016). Algae aquae dulcis Japonicae exsiccatae. Fascile [sic] VII. Nos. 121-140. pp. 1-42. Tsukuba: National Museum of Nature and Science.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Crawford, R.M., Likhoshway, Y.V. and Jahn, R. (2003). Morphology and identity of Aulacoseira italica and typification of Aulacoseira (Bacillariophyta). Diatom Research 18: 1-19.

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