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Skeletonema japonicum Zingone & Sarno

Publication details
Skeletonema japonicum Zingone & Sarno in Sarno et al. 2005: 159, fig. 4 A-J

Published in: Sarno, D., Kooistra, W.H.C.F., Medlin, L.K., Percopo, I. & Zingone, A. (2005). Diversity in the genus Skeletonema (Bacillariophyceae): II. An assessment of the taxonomy of S. costatum-like species, with the description of four new species. Journal of Phycology 41: 151-176.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Skeletonema is Skeletonema costatum (Greville) Cleve.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Hiroshima Bay, Seto Inland Sea, Japan (Sarno et al. 2005: 160). Holotype: SZN (Naples) SZN-B149/3 (slide) (Sarno et al. 2005: 160). Notes: Iconotype: Fig. 4, A-J.

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Key references
Alverson, A.J. & Kolnick, L. (2005). Intragenomic nucleotide polymorphism among small subunit (18S) rDNA paralogs in the diatom genus Skeletonema (Bacillariophyta). Journal of Phycology 41: 1248-1257.

Jameson, I. & Hallegraeff, G.M. (2010). Planktonic diatoms. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters. (Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 16-82. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

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