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Diploneis smithii var. rhombica Mereschkowsky 1902

Publication details
Diploneis smithii var. rhombica Mereschkowsky 1902: 319, pl. II [2]: figs 19-21

Published in: Mereschkowsky, C. (1902). Note sur quelques Diatomées de la Mer Noire. Journal de Botanique [Morot] 16: 319-324, 358-360, 416-430.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Diploneis is Diploneis didymus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Diploneis mereschkowskyi Lange-Bertalot, Fuhrmann & Werum

Type information
Type locality: Black Sea (Index Nominum Algarum).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Diploneis smithii f. rhombica (Mereschkowsky) Hustedt 1937

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula smithii var. rhombica (Mereschkowsky) F.W. Mills 1934

Nomenclatural notes
As f. rhombica in Hartley et al. (1996: 190) and in Proschkina-Lavrenko (1950: 135). - (21 Jan 2016) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
According to Pennesi et al. (2017: 208), Diploneis smithii f. rhombica (Mereschkowsky) Hustedt 1937 is a synonym of D. smithii var. rhombica Mereschkowsky. - (18 Dec 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Lange-Bertalot, H., Fuhrmann, A. & Werum, M (2020). Freshwater Diploneis: species diversity in the Holarctic and spot checks from elsewhere. In: Diatoms of Europe. Diatoms of European inland water and comparable habitats. Freshwater Diploneis Two studies. (Lange-Bertalot, H. Eds), pp. 1-526, 691-699. Glashütten: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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.

Hustedt, F. (1937). Die Kieselalgen Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz unter Berücksichtigung der übrigen Länder Europas sowie der angrenzenden Meeresgebiete. Bd. VII: Teil 2: Lieferung 5. In: Rabenhorsts Kryptogamen Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. (Anon. Eds), pp. 577-736. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

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.

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.

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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