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Ellerbeckia arenaria (D.Moore ex Ralfs) R.M.Crawford, nom. inval.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Paraliophycidae
Order Paraliales
Family Radialiplicataceae
Genus Ellerbeckia

Pictures

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Ellerbeckia arenaria (D.Moore ex Ralfs) R.M.Crawford
Lakes, Utah, USA. 04 Apr 2017. Sergei Shalygin. © Creative commons.

Ellerbeckia arenaria (D.Moore ex Ralfs) R.M.Crawford
Lakes, Utah, USA. 04 Apr 2017. Sergei Shalygin. © Creative commons.

Ellerbeckia arenaria (D.Moore ex Ralfs) R.M.Crawford
Girdle views, live. Black Mountains South Wales. Collected by Gareth Farr and Jonathan Graham. 16 Jan 2015. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Ellerbeckia arenaria (D.Moore ex Ralfs) R.M.Crawford
Valve view in mount. Black Mountains South Wales. Collected by Gareth Farr and Jonathan Graham. 16 Jan 2015. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Ellerbeckia arenaria (D.Moore ex Ralfs) R.M.Crawford
Black Mountains South Wales. Collected by Gareth Farr and Jonathan Graham. 16 Jan 2015. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Ellerbeckia arenaria (D.Moore ex Ralfs) R.M.Crawford
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; ditch, 400x, DIC. 28 Mar 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Ellerbeckia arenaria (D.Moore ex Ralfs) R.M.Crawford
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, DIC. 13 Mar 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Ellerbeckia arenaria (D.Moore ex Ralfs) R.M.Crawford
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, DIC. 13 Mar 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Ulvella applanata (Setchell & Gardner) G.R.South & Tittley

Ellerbeckia arenaria (D.Moore ex Ralfs) R.M.Crawford Valve view in mount. Black Mountains South Wales. Collected by Gareth Farr and Jonathan Graham
© C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Ellerbeckia arenaria (D.Moore ex Ralfs) R.M.Crawford 1988: 421, nom. inval.

Published in: Crawford, R.M. (1988). A reconsideration of Melosira arenaria and M. teres resulting in a proposed new genus Ellerbeckia. In: Algae and the Aquatic Environment. (Round, F.E. Eds), pp. 413-433. Bristol: Biopress.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ellerbeckia is Melosira arenaria D.Moore ex Ralfs.

Basionym
Melosira arenaria D.Moore ex Ralfs

Type information
Type locality: wet bank nr. Larne, Co. Antrim, Ireland. (Ralfs 1843: 349). Lectotype: David Moore; BM slide 81496 (Crawford 1988: 414, figs 21, 22, 29, 53-56).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), in sandy places.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melosira arenaria D.Moore ex Ralfs 1843
Lysigonium arenarium (D.Moore) Trevisan 1848
Orthoseira arenaria (D.Moore ex Ralfs) W.Smith 1856
Gaillonella arenaria (D.Moore) Pelletan 1889
Paralia arenaria (D.Moore) Moisseeva 1986

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: a full and direct reference in not given to the author and place of valid publication of the intended basionym, with page or plate reference and date (ICN Art. 41.5). - (9 Aug 2010) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Subaerophilous (Katrantsiotis et al. 2016). - (24 Mar 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez 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.

Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Houk, V. (2003). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part. I. Melosiraceae, Orthoseiraceae, Paraliaceae and Aulacoseiraceae. Czech Phycology Supplement 1: 1-27, plus pls I-XLI [1-41].

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.

Khursevich, G. & Kociolek, J.P. (2012). A preliminary, worldwide inventory of the extinct, freshwater fossil diatoms from the orders Thalassiosirales, Stephanodiscales, Paraliales, Aulacoseirales, Melosirales, Coscinodiscales, and Biddulphiales. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 141: 315-364, no figs.

Khursevich, G. & Kociolek, J.P. (2012). A preliminary, worldwide inventory of the extinct, freshwater fossil diatoms from the orders Thalassiosirales, Stephanodiscales, Paraliales, Aulacoseirales, Melosirales, Coscinodiscales, and Biddulphiales. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 141: 315-364, no figs.

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]

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

Reichardt, E. (2018). Die Diatomeen im Gebiet der Stadt Treuchtlingen . pp. Band 1 [1]-576; Band 2: 579-1184, incl 451 pls. München: Bayerische Botanische Gesellschaft [Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft].

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.

Snoeijs, P. & Balashova, N. (1998). Intercalibration and distribution of diatom species in the Baltic Sea The Baltic Marine Biologists Publication No. 16e. Vol. 5 pp. 1-144, 1 fig, 6 tables, 101 plates. Uppsala: Opulus Press.

Tsarenko, P.M., Lilitska, G.G. & Gerasimiuk, V.P. (2015 '2014'). Bacillariophyta. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 490-500. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Crawford, R.M. (1988). A reconsideration of Melosira arenaria and M. teres resulting in a proposed new genus Ellerbeckia. In: Algae and the Aquatic Environment. (Round, F.E. Eds), pp. 413-433. Bristol: Biopress.
Schmid, A.-M.M. & Crawford, R.M. (2001). Ellerbeckia arenaria (Bacillariophyceae): formation of auxospores and initial cells. European Journal of Phycology 36: 307-320.

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