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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 (Click to Load)

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.

Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]

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. [in Russian]

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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References
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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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