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Discostella mascarenica (Klee, Houk & Bielsa) Houk & Klee 2004

Publication details
Discostella mascarenica (Klee, Houk & Bielsa) Houk & Klee 2004: 223, figs 116-118

Published in: Houk, V. & Klee, R. (2004). The stelligeroid taxa of the genus Cyclotella (Kützing) Brébisson (Bacillariophyceae) and their transfer into the new genus Discostella gen. nov. Diatom Research 19(2): 203-228, 137 figs.

Publication date: Nov.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Discostella is Discostella stelligera (Cleve & Grunow) Houk & Klee.

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

Basionym
Cyclotella mascarenica Klee, Houk & Bielsa

Type information
Type locality: Réunion: Mare a Poule d'Eau (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Rolf & Ursula Klee; 26.xi.1996; BM 100249 (Index Nominum Algarum

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cyclotella mascarenica Klee, Houk & Bielsa 2000

Habitat notes
Reported from a small, freshwater, eutrophic lake on Rénunion. - (20 Feb 2018) - M.D. Guiry

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
Houk, V., Klee, R. & Tanaka, H. (2010). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part III. Stephanodiscaceae A. Cyclotella, Tertiarius, Discotella. Fottea 10(Supplement): 1-496 [497], incl. 330 pl.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2020.

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