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Cyclotella gracilis T.A.Nikiteeva & Y.V.Likhoshway

Publication details
Cyclotella gracilis T.A.Nikiteeva & Y.V.Likhoshway 1994: 350, figs 2-9

Published in: Nikiteeva, T.A. & Y.V. Likhoshway (1994). Cyclotella gracilis sp. nov. from Pleistocene material of Lake Baikal, Russia. Diatom Research 9(2): 349-353, 9 fig.

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 gracilis (T.A.Nikiteeva & Y.V.Likhoshway) K.T.Kiss & E.Ács

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Siberia: underwater Academic Ridge of Lake Baikal (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Limnological Inst., Siberian Div. of Russian Acad. of Sciences, Irkutsk SEM stubs 72 & 541 (Silva 1996-to date

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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
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.

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.

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

Genkal, S.I. & Kiss, K.T. (1993). Morphological variability of the diatom Cyclotella atomus Hustedt var. atomus and C. atomus var. gracilis var. nov.. Hydrobiologia 269/270: 39-47.
Nikiteeva, T.A. & Y.V. Likhoshway (1994). Cyclotella gracilis sp. nov. from Pleistocene material of Lake Baikal, Russia. Diatom Research 9(2): 349-353, 9 fig.

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