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Diatoma mesodon (Ehrenberg) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Fragilariophycidae
Order Tabellariales
Family Tabellariaceae
Genus Diatoma

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Diatoma mesodon (Ehrenberg) Kützing
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Upper Bagley Lake, 1000x, DIC. 05 Sep 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Diatoma mesodon (Ehrenberg) Kützing
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Bagley Creek, 1000x, DIC. 13 Sep 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Diatoma mesodon (Ehrenberg) Kützing
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Lower Bagley Lake, 1000x, DIC. 22 Aug 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Diatoma mesodon (Ehrenberg) Kützing
Winthrop, Washington, USA; Methow River, 1000x DIC. 17 Jan 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Diatoma mesodon (Ehrenberg) Kützing
Winthrop, Washington, USA; Methow River, 1000x, DIC. 19 Jan 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

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Diatoma mesodon (Ehrenberg) Kützing North Cascades, Washington, USA; Bagley Creek, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Diatoma mesodon (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844: 47, pl. 17: fig. XIII [13]

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Diatoma is Diatoma vulgaris Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Odontidium mesodon (Kützing) Kützing

Basionym
Fragilaria mesodon Ehrenberg

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Diatoma hyemalis f. mesodon (Ehrenberg) Grunow

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Aboal, M., Alvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

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.

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.

Joh, G. (2010). Asterionella, Diatoma, Meridion, Opephora, Tabellaria. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 3, Number 2. Chrysophyta: Bacillariophyceae: Pennales: Araphidineae: Diatomaceae. Freshwater diatoms II. (Joh, G., Lee, J.H., Lee, K. & Yoon, S.-K. Eds), pp. 7-50. 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.

Kasten J., Kusber W.-H., Riedmüller U., Tworeck A., Oschwald L. & Mischke U. (2018). Steckbriefe der Phytoplankton-Indikatortaxa in den WRRL Bewertungsverfahren PhytoSee und PhytoFluss mit Begleittext – 1. Lieferung: 50 Steckbriefe ausgewählter Indikatortaxa. pp. 1-177. Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin.

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]

Passy, S.I. (2006). Diatom community dynamics in streams of chronic and episodic acidification: the roles of environment and time. Journal of Phycology 42: 312-323.

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