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Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cymbellales
Family Gomphonemataceae
Genus Gomphonema

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Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg
Basic power 1000x _Dim. 12 x 53 µm. 05 May 2013. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg
Basic power 1000x _Dim. 12 x 53 µm. 05 May 2013. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Pond, Lugols, 1000x, DIC. 09 Apr 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Pond, Lugols, 1000x, DIC. 09 Apr 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA:. 20 Jul 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA:. 20 Jul 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA:
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Publication details
Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg 1832: 88

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1832). Über die Entwickelung und Lebensdauer der Infusionsthiere; nebst ferneren Beiträgen zu einer Vergleichung ihrer organischen Systeme. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Physikalische Klasse 1831: 1-154, pls I-IV.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Gomphonema.

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

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Exilaria panduriformis Ehrenberg 1832
Meridion panduriforme (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1838
Gomphonema laticeps Ehrenberg 1843
Gomphonema acuminatum var. laticeps (Ehrenberg) Grunow 1880
Gomphonema acuminatum f. laticeps (Ehrenberg) Dippel 1905
Gomphonema acuminatum f. laticeps (Ehrenberg) Ant.Mayer 1913

Nomenclatural notes
Further described in Ehrenberg (1838, 217; pl. 18, fig. 4). - (28 Mar 2013) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Berlin (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype fide Jahn & Kusber 2004: BHUPM specimen "b", right cell on Ehrenberg's drawing sheet No. 678 (Silva 1996-to date

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Key references
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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.

Eberle, M.E. (2008). Recent diatoms reported from the central United States: register of taxa and synonyms. Hays, Kansas: Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.

Ehrenberg, C.G. (1838). Atlas von Vier und Sechzig Kupfertafeln ze Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg über Infusionsthierchen. pp. pls I-LXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss.

Ehrenberg, C.G. (1838). Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen. Ein Blick in das tiefere organische Leben der Natur. pp. i-xviii, [1-4], 1-547, [1], pls I-LXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss.

Geissler, U., Jahn, R. & Kusber, W.-H. (2006). The diatom flora of Berlin (Germany): a spotlight on some documented taxa as a case study on historical biodiversity. Proceedings of the International Diatom Symposium 18: 91-105.

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.

Jahn, R. & Kusber, W.H. (2004). Algae of the Ehrenberg collection - 1. Typification of 32 names of diatom taxa described by C.G. Ehrenberg. Willdenowia 34(2): 577-595, 1 table.

Joh, G. (2011). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 3, Number 4. Chrysophyta: Bacillariophyceae: Pennales: Raphidineae: Naviculaceae: Cymbella, Cymbopleura, Encyonema, Encyonopsis, Reimeria, Gomphonema. Freshwater diatoms IV. pp. [1-6] 1-70, figs 1-15. 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.

Kermarrec, L., Ector, L., Bouchez, A., Rimet, F. & Hoffmann, L. (2011). A preliminary phylogenetic analysis of the Cymbellales based on 18S rDNA gene sequencing . Diatom Research 26(3): 305-315.

Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1986). Bacillariophyceae 1 Teil: Naviculaceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Herausgegeben von. H. Ettl, J. Gerloff, H. Heynig & D. Mollenhauer. Band 2/1. pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-876, 206 pls with 2976 figures. Stuttgart & New York: Gustav Fischer Verlag.

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]

Kulikovskiy, M.S., Kociolek, J.P., Solak, C.N. & Kuznetsova, I. (2015). The diatom genus Gomphonema Ehrenberg in Lake Baikal. II. Revision of taxa from Gomphonema acuminatum and Gomphonema truncatum-capitatum complexes. Phytotaxa 233(3): 251-272, 301 figs.

Levkov, Z., Mitic-Kopanja, D. & Reichardt, E. (2016). The diatom genus Gomphonema in the Republic of Macedonia. In: Diatoms of Europe. Diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats. Volume 8. (Lange-Bertalot, H. Eds), pp. 1-552. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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]

Saunders, K., Lane, C., Cook, S., McMinn, A. & Hallaegraeff, G.M. (2010). Benthic diatoms. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters . (Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 83-144. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

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.

Siver, P.A., Hamilton, P.B., Stachura-Suchoples & Kociolek, J.P. (2005). Diatoms of North America. The freshwater flora of Cape Cod. Iconographia Diatomologica 14: 1-463, 1075 figs in 94 pls.

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References
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Chudaev, D.A., Kociolek, J.P. & Gololobova, M.A. (2014). Gomphonema megalobrebissonii sp. nov.: a new large-celled taxon in species complex around G. acuminatum from the sediments of Lake Glubokoe (European Russia). Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 143: 255-269, 50 fig.
Kulikovskiy, M.S., Kociolek, J.P., Solak, C.N. & Kuznetsova, I. (2015). The diatom genus Gomphonema Ehrenberg in Lake Baikal. II. Revision of taxa from Gomphonema acuminatum and Gomphonema truncatum-capitatum complexes. Phytotaxa 233(3): 251-272, 301 figs.
Reichardt, E. (1999). Zur Revision der Gattung Gomphonema. Die Arten um G. affine/insigne, G. angustatum/micropus, G. acuminatum sowie gomphonemoide Diatomeen aus dem Oberoligozän in Böhmen. Iconographia Diatomologica 8: 1-203.

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