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Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Bacillariales
Family Bacillariaceae
Genus Nitzschia

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Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 04 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 04 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith
Yakima, Washington, USA; golf course, 400x, DIC. 28 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Boodlea mutabile (Dellow) N.M.Adams

Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith 1853: 38, pl. 13: fig. 104

Published in: Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. 1. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

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

Basionym
Bacillaria sigmoidea Nitzsch

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Wittenberg (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bacillaria sigmoidea Nitzsch 1817
Cymbella sigmoidea (Nitzsch) C.Agardh 1830
Synedra sigmoidea (Nitzsch) Kützing 1844
Frustulia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) Jenner 1845
Homoeocladia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) Elmore 1921

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitzschia elongata Hassal 1845

Usage notes
Harmful species.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

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.

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.

Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1997). Bacillariophyceae. 2 Teil: Bacillariaceae, Epithemiaceae, Surirellaceae. Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa 2/2, Begründet von A. Pacher. Herausgegeben von H. Ettl, J. Gerloff, H. Heynig, D. Mollenhauer. Band 2/2. pp. [i]-x, [1]-610, 184 pls with 1914 figs. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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]

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

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Wang Quanxi [Wang, Q.X.] (2018). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XXII. Bacillariophyta. Aulonoraphidinales. pp. [1-8] i-xvii, 1-166, 135 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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References
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Knattrup, A., Yde, M., Lundholm, N. & Ellegaard, M. (2007). A detailed description of a Danish strain of Nitzschia sigmoidea, the type species ofNitzschia, providing a reference for future morphological and phylogenetic studies of the genus. Diatom Research 22(1): 1-5-116.
Mayama, S., Mayama, N. & Shihira-Ishikawa, I. (2004). Characterization of linear-oblong pyrenoids with cp-DNA along their sides in Nitzschia sigmoidea (Bacillariophyceae). Phycological Research 52: 129-139.

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