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Ulnaria ulna (Nitzsch) Compère 2001

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Fragilariophycidae
Order Licmophorales
Family Ulnariaceae
Genus Ulnaria


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Ulnaria ulna (Nitzsch) Compère
Zeiss Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 300µm, Marine sample, Alboran Sea.. 07 Nov 2020. Forbes Pettigrew. © Forbes Pettigrew.

Ulnaria ulna (Nitzsch) Compère
Alboran Sea, Marine sample; Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 390µm length, 20µm width, stacked and stitched in Photoshop; Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 390µm length, 20µm width, stacked and stitched in Photoshop. 02 Mar 2020. Forbes Pettigrew. © Forbes Pettigrew.

Ulnaria ulna (Nitzsch) Compère
Bremerton, Washington, USA; Kitsap Lake, 1000x, DIC. 12 Oct 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Ulnaria ulna (Nitzsch) Compère
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 1000x, DIC. 12 Apr 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Ulnaria ulna (Nitzsch) Compère
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 400x, DIC. 21 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).


Rhoicosphenia stauroneiformis Salah

Synedra ulna (Nitzsch) Ehrenberg Zeiss Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 300µm, Marine sample, Alboran Sea.
© Forbes Pettigrew

Publication details
Ulnaria ulna (Nitzsch) Compère 2001: 100

Published in: Compère, P. (2001). Ulnaria (Kützing) Compère, a new genus name for Fragilaria subgen. Alterasynedra Lange-Bertalot with comments on the typification of Synedra Ehrenberg. In: Lange-Bertalot Festschrift. Studies on diatoms dedicated to Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Horst Lange-Bertalot on the occasion of his 65th birthday. (Jahn, R., Kociolek, J.P., Witkowski, A. & Compère, P. Eds), pp. 97-101. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.

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

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

Bacillaria ulna Nitzsch

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Wittenberg, Halle District (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: see below (epitype) (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: Epitype (designated by Lange-Bertalot, 2014): Slide Eu-CH 50 in Coll Lange-Bertalot, Senckenberg Museum (FR); from trough of well near Wettswil near ZA1/4rich [?], Switzerland (leg. 10.07.1909)

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bacillaria ulna Nitzsch 1817
Navicula ulna (Nitzsch) Ehrenberg 1830
Frustulia ulna (Nitzsch) C.Agardh 1831
Synedra ulna (Nitzsch) Ehrenberg 1832
Exilaria ulna (Nitzsch) Jenner 1845
Fragilaria ulna (Nitzsch) Lange-Bertalot 1980

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Synedra ulna var. genuina Grunow
Synedra bicurvata Biene ex Rabenhorst 1864
Synedra ulna var. bicurvata (Biene ex Rabenhorst) Grunow 1881
Pseudo-eunotia bicurvata (Biene) De Toni 1892
Synedra ulna f. bicurvata (Biene) Mayer 1919

Nomenclatural notes
Ulnaria ulna (Kützing) P. Compère (Kheiri et al., 2018). - (16 Jan 2020) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Al-Handal, A.Y. & Al-Shaheen, M.A. (2019). Diatoms in the wetlands of Southern Iraq. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 67: [1]-252, incl. 62 pls (652 figs), 1 map.

John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. [1]-656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

John, J. (2020). Diatoms from arid Australia: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 3. pp. [1]-578, 341 figs. Schmitten – Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Kheiri, S., Solak, C.N., Edlund, M.B., Spaulding, S., Nejadsattari, T, Asri, Y. & Hamdi, S.M.M. (2018). Biodiversity of diatoms in the Karaj River in the Central Alborz, Iran. Diatom Research 33(3): 355-380.

Kobayashi, H., Idei, M., Mayama, S., Nagumo, T. & Osada, K. (2006). Kobayashi hiromu keiso zukan. H.Kobayasi's atlas of Japanese diatoms based on electron microscopy. dai 1kan. pp. [1]-531, 180 pls. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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]

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

Metzeltin, D. & García-Rodríguez, F. (2003). Las diatomeas Uruguayas. pp. [1]-210, 74 pls. Uruguay: DIRAC Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la República.

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2020). Diatoms from the Gulf of Gdansk and surrounding waters (the southern Baltic Sea). pp. [1]-442, incl. 31 SEM pls, 16 photo pls. Gdansk: Gdansk University Press.

Reavie, E.D. & Kireta, A.R. (2015). Centric, araphid and eunotioid diatoms of the coastal Laurentian Great Lakes. Sampling, taxonomic descriptions and environmental characteristics. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 62: [1]-184, 49 pls.

Reichardt, E. (2018). Die Diatomeen im Gebiet der Stadt Treuchtlingen. pp. [1]-576 (Band 1); 579-1184 (Band 2), incl 451 pls. München: Bayerische Botanische Gesellschaft [Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft].

Siver, P.A., Hamilton, P.B., Stachura-Suchoples & Kociolek, J.P. (2005). Diatoms of North America. The freshwater flora of Cape Cod. Iconographia Diatomologica 14: 1-463, 1075 figs in 94 pls.

Williams, D.M. (2011). Synedra, Ulnaria: definitions and descriptions -- a partial resolution . Diatom Research 26(2): 149-153.

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Lange-Bertalot, H. & Compère, P. (2001). Fragilaria subgen. Ulnaria, comb. nov., the correct name of the genus including Synedra ulna, when treated in Fragilaria. Diatom Research 16(1): 103-104.
Williams, D.M. & Ector, L. (2019). “Ulnaria ulna var. acus” (Ulnariaceae, Bacillariophyta), an invalid designation. Notulae Algarum 87: 1-2, no figs.

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