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Diploneis littoralis (Donkin) Cleve 1894

Publication details
Diploneis littoralis (Donkin) Cleve 1894: 94 (as 'litoralis' )

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1894). Synopsis of the naviculoid diatoms. Part I. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar Series 4 26(2): 1-194, 5 pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Diploneis is Diploneis didymus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

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

Basionym
Navicula littoralis Donkin

Type information
Type locality: "Abundant in several locaities on the sandy beach of Northumberland" [NE England] (Donkin 1870: 6).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the shore (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula littoralis Donkin 1871

Nomenclatural notes
As "littoralis" [not "litoralis"] in the original description of Navicula littoralis. This is the orthography required in all subsequent recombinations. - (31 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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

Pennesi, C., Caputo, A., Lobban, C.S., Poulin, M. & Totti, C. (2017). Morphological discoveries in the genus Diploneis (Bacillariophyceae) from the tropical west Pacific, including the description of new taxa. Diatom Research 32(2): 195-228.

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.

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.

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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