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Diploneis didymus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1845

Publication details
Diploneis didymus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1845: 144 (as 'didyma' )

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1845). Vorläufige zweite Mittheilung über die weitere Erkenntnifs der Beziehungen des kleinsten organischen Lebens zu den vulkanischen Massen der Erde. I. Über die vulkanischen Infusorien-Tuffe (Pyrobiolithen) am Rhein. II. Über einen bedeutenden Infusiorien haltenden vulkanischen Aschen-Tuff (Pyrobiolith) auf der Insel Ascension. III. Über einen See-Infusioren haltenden weissen vulkanische Aschen-Tuff (Pyrobiolith) als sehr grosse Gebirgsmasse in Patagonien. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königlich-Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1845: 133-157.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Diploneis.

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

Basionym
Pinnularia didymus Ehrenberg

Type information
no loc. given (Index Nominum Algarum).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pinnularia didymus Ehrenberg 1844
Schizonema didymus (Ehrenberg) Kuntze 1898

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula didymus Ehrenberg 1840

Nomenclatural notes
Epithet, frequently listed as "didyma" is a substantive (didymos, Gr. testicle) and thus not declinable. - (12 Jan 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Living also in brackish water - (31 Jan 2017) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Navicula didymus Ehrenberg)
Europe: Britain (Sims 1996), Ireland (Adams 1908).

North America: South Carolina (Plante et al. 2010).

South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça & al. 2010).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).

(as Diploneis didymus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg)
Arctic: Arctic Russia (Tsoy & Obrezkova 2017), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Skulberg 1996).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, Ojeda Rodríguez, Gil-Rodríguez & Moreira-Reyes 2005, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Iceland (Scholz & Einarsson 2015), Madeira (Kaufmann, Santos & Maranhão 2015).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Albania (Miho & Witkowski 2005), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Bosnia-Hertzegovina (Hafner, Jasprica & Car 2018), Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986, Sims 1996), France (Méléder et al. 2007 , Fayolle et al. 2016 , Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Scholz & Liebezeit 2012, Scholz et al. 2014, Hofmann & al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Poland (Plinski & Witkowski 2020), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Romania (Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Spain (Varela 1982, Aboal 1986, Aboal 1987, Tomás 1987, Aboal 1988, Aboal 1989, Aboal, Puig & Prefasi 1998, Trobajo 2003), Ukraine (Bukhtiyarova 1999), Venice Lagoon (Tolomio 2004).

North America: Alaska (Foged 1981), California (Patrick & Reimer 1966), Canada (Mather & al. 2010), Florida (Patrick & Reimer 1966), Gulf of California (Moreno, Licea & Santoyo 1996), Mexico (López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016).

South America: Brazil (Costa et al. 2016, Pacheco & al. 2016).

Africa: South Africa (Giffen 1967).

Middle East: Egypt (Nassar & Khairy 2014, Khairy & al. 2017), Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013, Al-Saboonchi & Al-Shawi 2016, Al-Saedy & al. 2020), Kuwait (Al-Kandari, Al-Yamani & Al-Rifaie 2009).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), Australian Capital Territory (Day & al. 1995), New Zealand (Harper & al. 2012), Tasmania (John 2018).

Key references
Cleve, P.T. (1894). Synopsis of the naviculoid diatoms. Part I. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar Series 4 26(2): 1-194, 5 pls.

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.

Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

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.

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.

Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1986). Bacillariophyceae 1 Teil: Naviculaceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Herausgegeben von. H. Ettl, J. Gerloff, H. Heynig & D. Mollenhauer. Band 2/1. pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-876, 206 pls with 2976 figures. Stuttgart & New York: Gustav Fischer Verlag.

Pacheco, C.M., Bertolli, L.M., Donadel, L. & Torgan, L.C. (2016). O gênero Diploneis Ehrenberg ex Cleve (Bacillariophyceae) em marismas do sul do Brasil. Iheringia Série Botânica 71(3): 331-355.

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

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.

Proshkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (Ed.) (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomikh vodorosleyi. Poryadok Pennales [Diatom Analysis. Manual for identification of fossil and modern diatoms. Order Pennales]. Vol. 3 pp. 398, 117 plates. Moscow & Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoye Izdatel'stvo Geologicheskoy Literatury. [in Russian]

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.

Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: [1]-557, 235 pls.

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

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