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Aulacoseira subarctica (O.Müller) E.Y.Haworth

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


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Aulacoseira subarctica (O.Müller) E.Y.Haworth
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 1000x, DIC. 17 Mar 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).


Aulacoseira subarctica (O.Müller) E.Y.Haworth Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Aulacoseira subarctica (O.Müller) E.Y.Haworth 1990: 195

Published in: Haworth, E.Y. (1990). Diatom name validation. Diatom Research 5(1): 195-196.
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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.

Melosira italica subsp. subarctica O.Müller

Type information
Type locality: Iceland: Heidi and Thingvallavatn (Silva 1996-to date). Type: C.H. Ostenfeld; (Silva 1996-to date

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), subarctic (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melosira italica subsp. subarctica O.Müller 1906
Aulacoseira italica subsp. subarctica (O.F.Müller) Simonsen 1979
Aulacoseira italica var. subarctica (O.Müller) Davydova 1992

Usage notes
Late Miocene - Recent. - (12 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

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].

Joh, G. (2010). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 3, Number 1. Chrysophyta: Bacillariophyceae: Centrales. Freshwater diatoms I. pp. [1-6], 1-161, figs 1-105. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. [1]-656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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]

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.

Tanimura, Y., Kato, M., Fukusawa, H., Mayama, S. & Yokoyama, K. (2006). Cytoplasmic masses preserved in early holocene diatoms: a possible taphonomic process and its paleo-ecological implications. Journal of Phycology 42: 270-279.

Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: [1]-557, 235 pls.

Weckstrom, K. & Juggins, S. (2006). Coastal diatom-environment relationships from the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea. Journal of Phycology 42: 21-35.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 07 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Edgar, S.M. & Theriot, E.C. (2003). Heritability of mantle areolar characters in Aulacoseira subarctica (Bacillariophyta). Journal of Phycology 39: 1057-1066.
Gibson, C.E. & Fitzsimons, A.G. (1990). Induction of the resting phase in the planktonic diatom Aulacoseira subarctica in very low light. British Phycological Journal 25: 329-334, 4 figs, 2 tables.
Gibson, C.E., Anderson, N.J. & Haworth, E.Y. (2003). Aulacoseira subarctica: taxonomy, physiology, ecology and paleoecology. European Journal of Phycology 38(2): 83-102.
Lepskaya, E.V., Jewson, D.H., & Usoltseva, M.V. (2010). Aulacoseira subarctica in Kurilskoye Lake, Kamchatka: a deep, oligotrophic lake and important Pacific salmon nursery. Diatom Research 25(2): 323-335.
Tuji, A. & Houki, A. (2004). Taxonomy, ultrastructure and biogeography of the Aulacoseira subarctica species complex. Bulletin of the National Science Museum Series B (Botany), Tokyo 30(2): 35-54.

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