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Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) Otto Müller

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Rhopalodiales
Family Rhopalodiaceae
Genus Rhopalodia

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Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) Otto Müller
Katharo, Crete, Greece Lat 35.147805678,Lon 25.5652713776; dew pond on an agricultural plateau where no artificial fertilizers are used. 19 Sep 2016. Steve Daniels. © Steve Daniels (daniels@hotmail.gr).

Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) Otto Müller
400x __Dim. 11 x 78 µm. 24 Aug 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) Otto Müller
Close-up __FOV: 50 µm. 24 Aug 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) Otto Müller
600x __Dim. 12 x 81 µm. 24 Aug 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) Otto Müller
600x __Dim. 18 x 105 µm. 24 Aug 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) Otto Müller
Renton, Washington, USA; golf course, 400x, DIC. 14 Sep 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) Otto Müller
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 1000x, DIC. 10 Apr 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Publication details
Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) Otto Müller 1895: 65, pl. 1: figs 15-17

Published in: Müller, [G.F.] O. (1895). Rhopalodia ein neues Genus der Bacillariaceen. Botanische Jahrbucher fur Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 22: 54-71, 2 pl.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhopalodia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Epithemia gibba (Ehrenberg) Kützing

Basionym
Navicula gibba Ehrenberg

Type information
Lectotype locality: "Sibirien", “bei Orenburg" [Russia] (Jahn & Kusber 2004: 586). Notes: Lectotype (designated by Jahn & Kusber 2004): "[icon] cell on the upper row on the right hand side on the glued paper (upper row, center) “Navicula gibba, Orenburg 1/12-1/10'''” on drawing sheet No. 560a in BHUPM (see arrow in Fig. 51)."

Origin of species name
(Latin), noun (hump); adjective (humped) (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pinnularia gibba (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1843
Eunotia gibba (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1843

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhopalodia gibba var. genuina Grunow
Navicula uncinata Ehrenberg 1832
Frustulia gibba (Ehrenberg) Jenner 1845
Epithemia ventricosa var. gibba (Ehrenberg) J.Schumann 1869
Cystopleura gibba (Ehrenberg) Kuntze 1891
Schizonema gibbum (Ehrenberg) Kuntze 1898

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhopalodia gibba var. genuina Grunow)
North America: Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982).

South-west Asia: Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013).

(as Pinnularia gibba (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Britain (Ettl & Gärtner 1995, Whitton et al. 2003, Poulicková et al. 2007), Czech Republic (Veselá & Johansen 2009), Finland (Virtanen & Soininen 2012), France (Cubizolle et al. 2005, Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova et al. 2011), Germany (Reichardt 1984, Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016, Cantonati, Kelly & Lange-Bertalot 2017), Ireland (Foged 1977, Wolnik & Carter 2014), Italy (Congestri et al. 2005, Di Pippo et al. 2014), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Poland (Zelazna-Wieczorek 2011, Bąk et al. 2012), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Stenina & Patova 2007, Stenina 2007), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016, Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005).

Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Foged 1974, Scholz & Einarsson 2015).

North America: Alaska (Foged 1981), Aleutian Islands (Skuja 1969, Skuja 1969, Skuja 1969), Arkansas (Smith 2010), Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), New York (Passy 2006), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), NW USA (Bahls 2009), United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Kociolek 2005), Virginia (Wołowski et al. 2011 ).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Comas González 2009).

South America: Argentina (Rodriguez et al. 2006), Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça et al. 2010, Moresco & Rodrigues 2016), Colombia (Vélez et al. 2005, Montoya-Moreno et al. 2013).

Africa: (Apt 1988), Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), Kenya (Cocquyt 2007), Sudan (Reinhold 1937), Zaire (Golama Swana Kaketa 1996).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2009).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006, Li & Qi 2014), Korea (Joh 2012), Mongolia (Edlund et al. 2001), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014, Shao 2003-2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2016).

Pacific Islands: Hawaiian Islands (Sherwood 2004).

(as Eunotia gibba (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg)
North America: United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Cystopleura gibba (Ehrenberg) Kuntze)
Europe: Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

North America: Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) Otto Müller)
Europe: Albania (Kupe et al. 2010), Austria (Gesierich & Koffler 2010), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Belgium (Denys 200, Souffreau et al. 2010), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014), Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986, Whitton et al. 2003), Czech Republic (Veselá & Johansen 2009), France (Bertrand et al. 2015, Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova et al. 2011, Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2014), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Reichardt 2011, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2015, Täuscher 2016, Cantonati, Kelly & Lange-Bertalot 2017), Ireland (Foged 1977, Wolnik & Carter 2014), Macedonia (Levkov & Williams 2012), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Poland (Zelazna-Wieczorek 2011, Bąk et al. 2012), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Stenina & Patova 2007, Stenina 2007), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016, Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982, Aboal & Llimona 1984a, Aboal & Llimona 1984b, Aboal 1986, Aboal 1987, Aboal 1988a, Aboal 1989b, Aboal 1989, Aboal, Puig & Prefasi 1998), Sweden (Skuja 1948), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005, Ersanli & Gönülol 2006).

Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Foged 1974, Ettl & Gärtner 1995).

North America: Alaska (Foged 1981), Arkansas (Smith 2010), California (Bahls 2006), Canada (Mather et al. 2010), Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Idaho (Bahls 2006), Mexico (Figueroa-Torres et al. 2015, López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016, Jiménez et al. 2017), Montana (Bahls 2006), Nevada (Bahls 2006), North Dakota (Bahls 2006), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), NW USA (Bahls 2009), Oregon (Bahls 2006), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), South Dakota (Bahls 2006), United States of America (Patrick & Reimer 1975, Ettl & Gärtner 1995, Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008), Washington (Bahls 2006), Wyoming (Bahls 2006).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Comas González 2009).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça et al. 2010), Colombia (Montoya-Moreno et al. 2013).

Africa: Egypt (Zalat 2002), Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), Sudan (Reinhold 1937).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2009), Iran (Nejadsattari 2005), Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013, Maulood et al. 2013), Israel (Barinova & Tavassi 2009, Barinova, Yeuda & Nevo 2010, Barinova & Romanov 2015), Pakistan (Mehwish & Aliya 2005), Turkey (Asia) (Ersnali & Gonulol 2007).

Asia: Bering Island (Potapova 2014), China (Hu & Wei 2006, Liu 2008, Liu et al. 2010, Fan & Liu 2016), Mongolia (Edlund et al. 2001), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2016), Turkey (Asia) (Varol & Sen 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), New South Wales (Day et al. 1995), New Zealand (Harper et al. 2012), Northern Territory (Day et al. 1995), Queensland (Day et al. 1995, Bostock & Holland 2010), Tasmania (Day et al. 1995), Victoria (Day et al. 1995), Western Australia (Day et al. 1995).

Pacific Islands: Hawaiian Islands (Sherwood 2004).

Source of current name
Cocquyt, C., Kusber, W.-H. & Jahn, R. (2018). Epithemia hirudiniformis and related taxa within the subgenus Rhopalodiella subg. nov. in comparison to Epithemia subg. Rhpalodia stat nov. (Bacillariophyceae) from East Africa. Cryptogamie Algologie 39(1): 35-62.

Key references
Aboal, M., Alvarez 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.

Cantonati, M., Kelly, M.G. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species. pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). Vol. Ser. IV (part 5) pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. Gt. Britain: Minist. Agric. Fish. Food, Fish Invest..

Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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.

Jahn, R. & Kusber, W.H. (2004). Algae of the Ehrenberg collection - 1. Typification of 32 names of diatom taxa described by C.G. Ehrenberg. Willdenowia 34(2): 577-595, 1 table.

Miscoe, L.H., Johansen, J.R., Kociolek, J.P. & Lowe, R.L. (2016). The diatom flora and cyobacteria from caves on Kauai, Hawaii. I. Investigation of the cave diatom flora of Kanuai, Hawaii: an emphasis on taxonomy and distribution. Bibliotheca Phycologica 123: 3-74.

Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz, Kniga 3. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomik vodoroslei Poriadok Pennales. Botanicheskii Institut im V.L. Komarova Akademii Nauk S.S.S.R. Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelystvo geologicheskoi Literatury 3(1): [1]-398, 117 pls.

Slate, J. & Stevenson, R.J. (2007). The diatom flora of phosphorus-enriched and unenriched sites in a Everglades marsh. Diatom Research 22(2): 355-386, 82 figs, 1 table.

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DeYoe, H.R., Lowe, R.L. & Marks, J.C. (1992). Effects of nitrogen and phosphorus on the endosymbiont load of Rhopalodia gibba and Epithemia turgida (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology 28: 773-777, 2 figs, 1 table.

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