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Diatoma paxillifera (O.F.Müller) Brébisson

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Fragilariophycidae
Order Tabellariales
Family Tabellariaceae
Genus Diatoma

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Diatoma paxillifera (O.F.Müller) Brébisson
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 1000x, DIC. 19 Mar 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Diatoma paxillifera (O.F.Müller) Brébisson
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Ferry Terminal; x400; colony girdle view. 20 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Diatoma paxillifera (O.F.Müller) Brébisson
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, DIC. 23 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Bacillaria paxillifera (O.F.Müller) T.Marsson Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Ferry Terminal; x400; colony girdle view
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Diatoma paxillifera (O.F.Müller) Brébisson in Brébisson & Godey 1838: 12

Published in: Brébisson, [L.] A. de (1838). Considerations sur les diatomées et essai d'une classification des genres et des espèces appartenant à cette famille, par A. de Brébisson, auteur de la Flore de Normandie, etc. pp. [i], [1]-20, [4, err.]. Falaise & Paris: Brée l'Ainée Imprimeur-Libraire; Meilhac.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Diatoma is Diatoma vulgaris Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bacillaria paxillifera (O.F.Müller) T.Marsson

Basionym
Vibrio paxillifer O.F.Müller

Type information
Type locality: In Ulva latissima copiose, hinc marinis [Vester Port at the timberyards, Copenhagen, the western gate in the wall and waterbody once surrounding the city of Copenhagen close to Tivoli, according to Jahn & Schmid 2007] (Müller 1786: 54). Lectotype: Avedøre Holme , Distr. 45a [a salt marsh just south of Copenhagen in 1964; now an industrialized area], T. Christensen 9554, 20.ix.1964 (epitype) T. Christensen; 20 September 1964 ; As described by Müller (1782): "lives on the dark green, broad seaweed, Ulva latissima, at the seashore.". C slide AT-2387 (Jahn & Schmid, 2007: 297). Notes: Jahn & Schmid (2007) designated as lectotype O.F. Müller's original drawing in 1782, his figs 2, 3, which is the same as pl. VII: figs 3, 4 in his 1786 publication (Jahn & Schmid, 2007: fig. 1).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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.

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez 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.

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Verified by: 13 December 2014 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2019.

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