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Brachysira vitrea (Grunow) R.Ross 1986

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Naviculales
Suborder Neidiineae
Family Brachysiraceae
Genus Brachysira

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Brachysira vitrea (Grunow) R.Ross
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Brachysira vitrea (Grunow) R.Ross
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Publication details
Brachysira vitrea (Grunow) R.Ross in B.Hartley, R.Ross & D.M.Williams 1986: 607

Published in: Hartley, B. [in collaboration with Ross, R. & Williams, D.M.] (1986). A check-list of the freshwater, brackish and marine diatoms of the British Isles and adjoining coastal waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 66(3): 531-610.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Brachysira is Brachysira aponina Kützing.

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

Basionym
Gomphonema vitreum Grunow

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of glass, glassy; i.e., transparent and greenish (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gomphonema vitreum Grunow 1878
Anomoeoneis vitrea (Grunow) R.Ross 1966

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula gomphonemacea Grunow 1880
Navicula variabilis R.Ross 1947
Anomoeoneis variabilis (R.Ross) Reimer 1961
Anomoeoneis vitrea var. gomphonemacea (Grunow) Moghadam 1969

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Bąk, M., Witkowski, A., Zelazna-Wieczorek, J., Wojtal, A.Z., Szczepocka , E., Szulc, A. & Szulc, B. (2012). Klucz do oznaczania okrzemek w fitobentosie na potrzeby oceny stanu ekologicznego wód powierzchniowych w Polsce Biblioteka Monitoringu Srodowiska. pp. 1-452. Warszawa [Warsaw]: Glowny Inspektorat Ochrony Srodowiska.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Eberle, M.E. (2008). Recent diatoms reported from the central United States: register of taxa and synonyms. Hays, Kansas: Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.

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.

John, J. (2016). Diatoms from Stradbroke and Fraser Islands, Australia: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 1. pp. [1]-377, 258 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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.

Lange-Bertalot, H. & Moser, G. (1994). Brachysira. Monographie der Gattung und Naviculadicta nov. gen. Biblioteca Diatomologica 29: 1-212.

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.

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.

Snoeijs, P. & Balashova, N. (1998). Intercalibration and distribution of diatom species in the Baltic Sea The Baltic Marine Biologists Publication No. 16e. Vol. 5 pp. 1-144, 1 fig, 6 tables, 101 plates. Uppsala: Opulus Press.

Weckstrom, K. & Juggins, S. (2006). Coastal diatom-environment relationships from the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea. Journal of Phycology 42: 21-35.

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