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Calyptrella robusta (G.Norman ex Ralfs) D.U.Hernández-Becerril & M.E.Meave del Castillo

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Order Rhizosoleniales
Family Rhizosoleniaceae
Genus Calyptrella

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Calyptrella robusta (G.Norman ex Ralfs) D.U.Hernández-Becerril & M.E.Meave del Castillo
This large species may present itself as slightly sigmoid or (as here) lunate, depending on the orientation of the half frustules.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Calyptrella robusta (G.Norman ex Ralfs) D.U.Hernández-Becerril & M.E.Meave del Castillo
This large species may be present as either slightly sigmoid (as here) or lunate, depending on the orientation of the half frustules.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Publication details
Calyptrella robusta (G.Norman ex Ralfs) D.U.Hernández-Becerril & M.E.Meave del Castillo 1996

Published in: Hernández-Becerril, D.U. & Maeve Del Castillo, M.E. (1996). The marine planktonic diatom Rhizosolenia robusta (Bacillariophyta): morphological studies support its transfer to a new genus, Calyptrella gen. nov. Phycologia 35: 198-203, 19 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Calyptrella is .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neocalyptrella robusta (G.Norman ex Ralfs) Hernández-Becerril & Meave del Castillo

Basionym
Rhizosolenia robusta G.Norman ex Ralfs

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
Hernández-Becerril, D.U. & Maeve del Castillo, M.E. (1997). Neocalyptrella, gen. nov., a new name to replace Calyptrella Hernández-Becerril et Maeve (Research note). Phycologia 36: 329.

Key references
Sunesen, I. & Sar, E. A. (2007). Marine diatoms from Buenos Aires coastal waters (Argentina). IV. Rhizosolenia s. str., Neocalyptrella, Pseudosolenia, Proboscia. Phycologia 46(6): 628-643.

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Verified by: 13 March 2008 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Hernández-Becerril, D.U. & Maeve Del Castillo, M.E. (1996). The marine planktonic diatom Rhizosolenia robusta (Bacillariophyta): morphological studies support its transfer to a new genus, Calyptrella gen. nov. Phycologia 35: 198-203, 19 figs.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2018.

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