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Mastogloia danseyi (Thwaites) Thwaites ex W.Smith 1856

Publication details
Mastogloia danseyi (Thwaites) Thwaites ex W.Smith 1856: 64, pl. 62: fig. 388 (as 'danseii' )

Published in: Smith, W. (1856). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, functions and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. Vol. 2 pp. [i-vi] - xxix, 1-107, pls 32-60, 61-62, A-E. London: John van Voorst.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Mastogloia.

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

Basionym
Dickieia danseyi Thwaites

Type information
Type locality: England: River Tamar (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: George Dansey; on rocks of tidal shore. (Index Nominum Algarum

Eponomy
Named for "... its discoverer George Dansey, Esq. of Devonport..." [George Dansey was a Surgeon interested in natural history].

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dickieia danseyi Thwaites 1848
Mastogloia elliptica var. danseyi (Thwaites) Cleve 1895

Habitat notes
Halophilic, living in coastal areas - (30 Jul 2011) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Key references
Cox, E.J. (2006). Achnanthes sensu stricto belongs with genera of the Mastogloiales rather than with other monoraphid diatoms (Bacillariophyta). European Journal of Phycology 41: 67-81.

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.

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]

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

Pantocsek, J. (1901 '1902'). A Balaton kovamoszatai vagy Bacillariái [The Lake Balaton diatoms or Bacillarieae]. In: A Balaton tudományos tanulmányozásának eredményei [The results of the scientific study of the Lake Balaton]. pp. 1-143, 17 pls. Budapest: Hornyánsky Könyvnyomdája.

Pavlov, A., Jovanovska, E., Wetzel, C.E., Ector, L. & Levkov, Z. (2016). Frreshwater Mastogloia (Bacillariophyceae) taxa from Macedonia, with a description of the epizoic M. sterijovskii sp. nov.. Diatom Research 31(2): 85-112.

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