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Cosmioneis pusilla (W.Smith) D.G.Mann & A.J.Stickle

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Naviculales
Suborder Neidiineae
Family Cosmioneidaceae
Genus Cosmioneis

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Cosmioneis pusilla (W.Smith) D.G.Mann & A.J.Stickle
Wet pavement by moat, Herstmonceaux Castle Kent, UK.. 22 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Cosmioneis pusilla (W.Smith) D.G.Mann & A.J.Stickle
Wet pavement by moat, Herstmonceaux Castle Kent, UK. 22 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Cosmioneis pusilla (W.Smith) D.G.Mann & A.J.Stickle
Live cells. Wet pavement by moat, Herstmonceaux Castle Kent, UK. 22 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Cosmioneis pusilla (W.Smith) D.G.Mann & A.J.Stickle
Girdle views. Wet pavement by moat, Herstmonceaux Castle Kent, UK. 22 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Lyngbya epiphytica Wille

Cosmioneis pusilla (W.Smith) D.G.Mann & A.J.Stickle Girdle views. Wet pavement by moat, Herstmonceaux Castle Kent, UK
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Cosmioneis pusilla (W.Smith) D.G.Mann & A.J.Stickle in Round, R.M.Crawford & D.G.Mann 1990: 526, 666

Published in: Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms Biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Cosmioneis.

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

Basionym
Navicula pusilla W.Smith

Type information
Type locality: in brackish water, Lewes, Sussex, Great Britain (Hendey 1964: 208). Type: BM 23508 (Hendey 1964: 208). Notes: England (Lewes: leg. W. Smith); Northern Ireland (near Belfast: leg. Dr. Dickie) (INA).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula pusilla W.Smith 1853
Schizonema pusillum (W.Smith) Kuntze 1898

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula pusilla var. subcapitata Boyer 1916

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Key references
Cantonati, M., Kelly, M.G. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species. pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

John, J. (2016). Diatoms from Stradbroke and Fraser Islands, Australia: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 1. pp. [1]-377, 258 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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]

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.

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