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Fragilariopsis kerguelensis (O'Meara) Hustedt

Publication details
Fragilariopsis kerguelensis (O'Meara) Hustedt 1952: 294

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1952). Diatomeen aus der Lebensgemeinschaft der Buckelwals (Megaptera nodosa Bonn.). Archiv für Hydrobiologie 46(2): 286-298.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Fragilariopsis is Fragilariopsis antarctica (Castracane) Hustedt.

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

Basionym
Terebraria kerguelensis E.O'Meara

Type information
Type locality: between Kerguelen and Herd Island (Silva 1996-to date). Type: H.N. Moseley; surface water. (Silva 1996-to date

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Terebraria kerguelensis E.O'Meara 1876
Trachysphenia australis var. kerguelensis (O'Meara) De Toni 1892
Fragilaria kerguelensis (O'Meara) Cleve 1900
Nitzschia kerguelensis (O'Meara) Hasle 1965

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fragilaria antarctica Castracane 1886
Fragilariopsis antarctica (Castracane) Hustedt 1913

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

Key references
Assmy, P., Henjes, J., Smetacek, V. & Montresor, M. (2006). Auxospore formation by the silica-sinking, oceanic diatom Fragilariopsis kerguelensis (Bacillariophyceae) (Note). Journal of Phycology 42: 1002-1006.

Fuchs, N., Scalco, E., Kooistra, W.H.C.F., Assmy, P. & Montresor, M. (2013). Genetic characterization and life cycle of the diatom Fragilariopsis kerguelensis. European Journal of Phycology 48(4): 411-426.

Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 October 2016 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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References
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Assmy, P., Henjes, J., Smetacek, V. & Montresor, M. (2006). Auxospore formation by the silica-sinking, oceanic diatom Fragilariopsis kerguelensis (Bacillariophyceae) (Note). Journal of Phycology 42: 1002-1006.
Fuchs, N., Scalco, E., Kooistra, W.H.C.F., Assmy, P. & Montresor, M. (2013). Genetic characterization and life cycle of the diatom Fragilariopsis kerguelensis. European Journal of Phycology 48(4): 411-426.
Timmermans, K.R. & van der Wagt, B. (2010). Variability in cell size, nutrient depletion, and growth rates of the Southern Ocean diatom Fragilariopsis kerguelensis (Bacillariophyceae) after prolonged iron limitation. Journal of Phycology 46(3): 497-506.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2018.

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