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Eunotia formica Ehrenberg

Publication details
Eunotia formica Ehrenberg 1843: 414 [126]

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd-und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-466, pls 1-4.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Eunotia is Eunotia arcus Ehrenberg.

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

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), ant (Brown 1956).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: British Guyana; Stratford Conn., Boston Mass., Maine (Silva 1996-to date).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Eunotia formica Ehrenberg)
Europe: Britain (Sims 1996, Whitton et al. 2003), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016), Hungary (Németh 2005), Ireland (Foged 1977, Wolnik & Carter 2014), Macedonia (Levkov & Williams 2012), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Stenina 2007), Spain (Varela 1982, Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982, Leira, López-Rodríguez & Carballeira 2017), Sweden (Skuja 1948).

North America: Alaska (AK) (Foged 1981), Florida (FL) (Slate & Stevenson 2007), Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), NW USA (Bahls 2009), Tennessee (TN) (Johansen et al. 2007), United States of America (Patrick & Reimer 1966, Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Bicudo, Martau & Ungaretti 1975), Colombia (Montoya-Moreno et al. 2013).

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

Asia: Korea (Joh 2010), Mongolia (Edlund et al. 2001), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), New Zealand (Harper et al. 2012), Queensland (John 2016), Tasmania (John 2018).

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

Key references
Costa, L.F., Wetzel, C.E., Lange-Bertalot, H., Ector, L. & Bicudo, D.C. (2017). Taxonomy and ecology of Eunotia species (Bacillariophyta) in southeastern Brazilian reservoirs. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 64: [1]-302, 108 pls.

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.

Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Joh, G. (2010). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 3, Number 3. Chrysophyta: Bacillariophyceae: Pennales:Raphidineae: Eunotiaceae. Freshwater diatoms III. pp. [1-6] 1-92, figs 1-77. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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.

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.

Lange-Bertalot, H., Bak, M. & Witkowski, A. (2011). Eunotia and some related genera. In: Diatoms of Europe. Diatoms of the European inland water and comparable habitats. Volume 6. (Lange-Bertalot, H. Eds), pp. 1-747. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.

Patrick, R.[M.] & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 1-688.

Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz, Kniga 3. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomik vodoroslei Poriadok Pennales. Botanicheskii Institut im V.L. Komarova Akademii Nauk S.S.S.R. Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelystvo geologicheskoi Literatury 3(1): [1]-398, 117 pls. [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.

Slate, J. & Stevenson, R.J. (2007). The diatom flora of phosphorus-enriched and unenriched sites in a Everglades marsh. Diatom Research 22(2): 355-386, 82 figs, 1 table.

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