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Cyclotella comensis Grunow

Publication details
Cyclotella comensis Grunow in Van Heurck 1882: pl. 93: figs 16, 17

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1882). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas pls. LXXVIII-CIII. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cyclotella is Cyclotella tecta Håkansson & R.Ross.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pantocsekiella comensis (Grunow) K.T.Kiss & E.Ács

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (see Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (7 May 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Lago di Como (Håkansson 2002: 97). Lectotype: Grunow's collection, W slide nr 2862 (Håkansson 2002: 97).

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Source of current name
Ács, E., Ari, E., Duleba, M., Dressler, M., Genkal, S.I., Jakó, E., Rimet, F., Ector, L. & Kiss, K.T. (2016). Pantocsekiella, a new centric diatom genus based on morphological and genetic studies. Fottea, Olomouc 16(1): 56-78, 23 fig., 5 tables.

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.

Duleba, M., Kiss, K.T., Földi, A., Kovács, J., Borojevic, K.K., Molnár, L.F., Plenkovic-Moraj, A., Pohner, Z., Solak, C.N., Tóth, B. & Ács, É. (2015). Morphological and genetic variability of assemblages of Cyclotella ocellata Pantocsek/ C. comensis Grunow complex (Bacilariophyta, Thalassiosirales). Diatom Research 30(4): 283-306.

Houk, V., Klee, R. & Tanaka, H. (2010). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part III. Stephanodiscaceae A. Cyclotella, Tertiarius, Discotella. Fottea 10(Supplement): 1-496 [497], incl. 330 pl.

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) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Håkansson, H. (2002). A compilation and evaluation of species in the genera ["general"] Stephanodiscus, Cyclostephanos and Cyclotella with a new genus in the family Stephanodiscaceae. Diatom Research 17(1): 1-139, 487 figs.

Nakov, T., Guillory, W.X., Julius, M.L., Theriot, E.C. & Alverson, A.J. (2015). Towards a phylogenetic classification of species belonging to the diatom genus Cyclotella (Bacillariophyceae): Transfer of species formerly placed in Puncticulata, Handmannia, Pliocaenicus and Cyclotella to the genus Lindavia. Phytotaxa 217(3): 249-264.

Reavie, E.D. & Kireta, A.R. (2015). Centric, araphid and eunotioid diatoms of the coastal Laurentian Great Lakes. Sampling, taxonomic descriptions and environmental characteristics. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 62: [1]-184, 49 pls.

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].

Scheffler, W., Nicklisch, A. & Schönfelder, I. (2005). Beiträge zur morphologie, ökologie und ontogenie der plantischen diatomee Cyclotella comensis Grunow. Untersuchungen an historischem und rezentem material. Diatom Research 20(1): 171-200.

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.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 March 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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

Duleba, M., Kiss, K.T., Földi, A., Kovács, J., Borojevic, K.K., Molnár, L.F., Plenkovic-Moraj, A., Pohner, Z., Solak, C.N., Tóth, B. & Ács, É. (2015). Morphological and genetic variability of assemblages of Cyclotella ocellata Pantocsek/ C. comensis Grunow complex (Bacilariophyta, Thalassiosirales). Diatom Research 30(4): 283-306.
Kistenich, S., Dressler, M., Zimmermann, J., Hübener, T., Bastrop, R. & Jahn, R. (2014). An investigation into the morphology and genetics of Cyclotella comensis and closely related taxa. Diatom Research 29: 423-440.
Scheffler, W., Nicklisch, A. & Schönfelder, I. (2005). Beiträge zur morphologie, ökologie und ontogenie der plantischen diatomee Cyclotella comensis Grunow. Untersuchungen an historischem und rezentem material. Diatom Research 20(1): 171-200.

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