Stauroneis acuta W.Smith
Stauroneis acuta W.Smith 1853: 59; pl. 19, fig. 187
Original publication: Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. Vol. 1 pp. [v]-xxxiii, 1-89, 31 pls. London: John van Voorst.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).
Stauroneis kochii Pantocsek 1892
This is a freshwater species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Stauroneis acuta W.Smith)
Europe: Britain (Whitton et al. 2003), Poland (Zelazna-Wieczorek 2011), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982).
North America: United States of America (Patrick & Reimer 1966).
South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça et al. 2010).
Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006).
Source of synonymy
Eberle, M.E.. (2008). Recent Diatoms reported from the Central United States: Register of Taxa and Synonyms. Hays, Kansas, USA: Departemen of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.
Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.
Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae). In: Die Süsswasser - Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft. 10, 2. Aufl. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. vii + 466, 875 fig. Jena:
Patrick, R. & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. pp. 688. Philadelphia: Academy of Natural Sciences.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Stauroneis&species=acuta
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Stauroneis&Species=acuta
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 October 2011 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:85474