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Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1853

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Naviculales
Suborder Sellaphorineae
Family Pinnulariaceae
Genus Pinnularia

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Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst
250x__Dim. 45 x 295 µm. 30 Oct 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst
250x__Dim. 45 x 295 µm. 30 Oct 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Pterosiphonia bipinnata var. robusta (N.L.Gardner) Doty

Frustulia major Kützing 250x__Dim. 45 x 295 µm
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Publication details
Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1853: 42, pl. 6: fig. 5

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1853). Die Süsswasser-Diatomaceen (Bacillarien.): für Freunde der Mikroskopie. pp. [1]-xii, [1]-72, 10 pls. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pinnularia is Pinnularia viridis (Nitzsch) Ehrenberg.

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

Basionym
Frustulia major Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Frustulia major Kützing 1834
Navicula major (Kützing) Ehrenberg 1838
Schizonema majus (Kützing) Kuntze 1898

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also introduced by W.Smith (1853: 54); currently not clear to us which has priority. - (21 Nov 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Frustulia major Kützing)
Europe: Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

(as Navicula major (Kützing) Ehrenberg)
Europe: France (Anon. 2017), Ireland (Adams 1908), Romania (Caraus 2017).

North America: Alaska (Saunders 1901), Canada (Mather & al. 2010), Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

South America: Colombia (Montoya-Moreno et al. 2013).

Asia: Mongolia (Edlund & al. 2001).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Day & al. 1995), Victoria (Day & al. 1995).

(as Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst)
Atlantic Islands: Azores (Gonçalves, Marques & Fonseca 2010), Iceland (Foged 1974).

Europe: Albania (Miho & Witkowski 2005), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Britain (Hartley 1986, Sims 1996, Whitton & al. 2003), Czech Republic (Lysáková, Kitner & Poulícková 2007), France (Germain 1981, Anon. 2017, Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova & al. 2011, Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2014), Germany (Reichardt 1984, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016, Stutz & Mattern & al. 2018), Ireland (Foged 1977, Wolnik & Carter 2014), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2017, Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Stenina 2007, Komulaynen 2018), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982), Sweden (Skuja 1948, Skuja 1956), Ukraine (Bukhtiyarova 1999, Berezovskaya 2019, Kryvosheia & Kapustin 2019).

North America: Alaska (Foged 1981), Aleutian Islands (Skuja 1969, Skuja 1969), Canada (Mather & al. 2010), Florida (Slate & Stevenson 2007), Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Mexico (Jiménez et al. 2017 ), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), NW USA (Bahls 2009), Tennessee (Johansen & al. 2007), Texas (Eberle 1982), United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Comas González 2009).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Bicudo & Bicudo 1967, De-Lamonica-Freire & Heckman 1996, Eskinazi-Leça & al. 2010, Dunck & al. 2018), Colombia (Montoya-Moreno et al. 2013), Ecuador (Cleve 1894), Uruguay (Rosset & al. 2020).

Africa: Ghana (Foged 1966, Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), Zaire (Golama Swana Kaketa 1996).

Middle East: Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013, Al-Saboonchi & Al-Shawi 2016), Turkey (Aysel 2005, Akgül, Akgül & Aysel 2019, Akgül, Akgül & Aysel 2019, Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed & al. 2009), India (Gupta & Das 2020), Pakistan (Ghazala & Shakil 2010).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006, Liu 2008, Cheng & Gao 2013, Li & Qi 2014), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995), Mongolia (Edlund & al. 2001, Dorofeyuk & Kulikovskiy 2012), Nepal (Hirano 1969), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Sakha (Yakutia) (Kopyrina, Pshennikova & Barinova 2020), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015, Niyatbekov & Barinova 2018).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), New South Wales (Day & al. 1995), New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957), Northern Territory (Day & al. 1995), Tasmania (Day & al. 1995), Victoria (Day & al. 1995).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Hawaiian Islands (Sherwood 2004).

Key references
Al-Handal, A.Y. & Al-Shaheen, M.A. (2019). Diatoms in the wetlands of Southern Iraq. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 67: [1]-252, incl. 62 pls (652 figs), 1 map.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

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.

Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. [Ed.] (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz, Kniga 3. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomik vodoroslei Poriadok Pennales. Vol. 3 (1). pp. [1]-398, 117 pls. Kiev: Botanicheskii Institut im V.L. Komarova Akademii Nauk S.S.S.R. Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelystvo Geologicheskoi 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.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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