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Craticula ambigua (Ehrenberg) D.G.Mann

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Naviculales
Suborder Naviculineae
Family Stauroneidaceae
Genus Craticula

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Craticula ambigua (Ehrenberg) D.G.Mann
1000x __Dim. 18 x 70 µm. 23 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Craticula ambigua (Ehrenberg) D.G.Mann
1000x __Dim. 18 x 70 µm. 23 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Myriogramme macquariensis A.D.Zinova

Craticula ambigua (Ehrenberg) D.G.Mann 1000x __Dim. 18 x 70 µm
© Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Craticula ambigua (Ehrenberg) D.G.Mann in Round, R.M.Crawford & D.G.Mann 1990: 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
The type species (holotype) of the genus Craticula is Craticula perrotettii Grunow.

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

Basionym
Navicula ambigua Ehrenberg

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), doubtful, uncertain (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula ambigua Ehrenberg 1843
Vanheurckia ambigua (Ehrenberg) Brébisson 1869
Navicula cuspidata var. ambigua (Ehrenberg) Kirchner 1878
Vanheurckia cuspidata var. ambigua (Ehrenberg) Playfair 1914

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula cuspidata f. heribaudii (M.Peragallo) Cleve-Euler
Navicula cuspidata f. capitata Dippel 1905
Navicula cuspidata f. diminuta Cleve-Euler 1932

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Beauger, A., Wetzel, C.E., Voldoire, O., Garreau, A. & Ector, L. (2017). Morphology and ecology of Craticula lecohui sp. nov. (Bacillariophyceae) from hydrothermal springs (Puy-de-Dôme, Massif Central, France and comparison with similar Craticula species. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 146: 7-22, 30 figs.

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.

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. (2001). Navicula sensu stricto. 10 Genera separated from Navicula sensu lato. Frustulia. Diatoms of Europe: diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats. Vol. 2 pp. 1-526, 140 pls. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag. K.G.

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.

Li Jiaying & Qi Yuzao [Li, J.Y. & Qi, Y.Z.] (2018). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XXIII Bacillariophyta Naviculaceae (III). pp. [1-8], i-xxiii, 1-214, pls I-XLVIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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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