Hydrosera triquetra Wallich
Hydrosera triquetra Wallich 1858: 251, pl. XIII : figs 1-6
Published in: Wallich, G.C. (1858). On Triceratium and some allied forms, with figures of the same. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science 6: 242-253, pls Xii, XIII.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrosera.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), having three acute angles.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Idei et al., (2015) collected this from a freshwater habitat but they note that Hydrosera is a widely euryhaline genus. - (16 Apr 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: in brackish water, attached to algae or tree stems, Gangetic Sunderbunds, India (Silva 1996-to date).
Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300.
Idei, M., Sato, S., Nagasato, C., Motomura, T., Toyoda, K., Nagumo, T. & Mann, D.G. (2015). Spermatogenesis and auxospore structure in the multipolar centric diatom Hydrosera. Journal of Phycology 51(1): 144-158.
John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. -656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.
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. , 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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Gleave, H.H. (1972). Hydrosera triquetra, a diatom new to European waters. Microscopy. Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club 32: 208.
Li, C.-W. & Chiang, Y.-M. (1977). The fine structure of the frustule of a centric diatom Hydrosera triquetra Wallich. British Phycological Journal 12: 203-213, 33 figs.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 August 2019.