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Rhoicosphenia curvata (Kützing) Grunow 1860

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cymbellales
Family Rhoicospheniaceae
Genus Rhoicosphenia

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Rhoicosphenia curvata (Kützing) Grunow
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 1000x, DIC. 06 Feb 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Rhoicosphenia curvata (Kützing) Grunow
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 1000x, DIC. 23 Jan 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Rhoicosphenia curvata (Kützing) Grunow
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 1000x, DIC. 23 Jan 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Rhoicosphenia curvata (Kützing) Grunow
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 1000x, DIC. 06 Sep 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Rhoicosphenia curvata (Kützing) Grunow
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 400x, DIC. 22 Apr 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Rhoicosphenia curvata (Kützing) Grunow
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 1000x, DIC. 24 Mar 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Rhoicosphenia curvata (Kützing) Grunow
Kingston, Washington, USA; Carpenter Creek watershed, 1000x, DIC. 01 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Melobesia farinosa var. solmsiana (Falkenberg) Me.Lemoine

Rhoicosphenia curvata (Kützing) Grunow Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Rhoicosphenia curvata (Kützing) Grunow 1860: 511

Published in: Grunow, A. (1860). Über neue oder ungenügend gekannte Algen. Erste Folge, Diatomeen, Familie Naviculaceen. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wein 10: 503-582, pls III-VII.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhoicosphenia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhoicosphenia abbreviata (C.Agardh) Lange-Bertalot

Basionym
Gomphonema curvatum Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), curved (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Busse, S. & Snoeijs, P. (2003). Gradient responses of diatom communities in the Bothnian Sea (northern Baltic Sea), with emphasis on responses to water movement. Phycologia 42: 451-464.

Cheng Zhaodi & Gao Yahui [Cheng, Z.D. & Gao, Y.H.] (2012). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [i-viii], i-xxvi, 1-137 plus 35 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.

Foged, N. (1966). Freshwater diatoms from Ghana. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Shrifter 15(1): 1-169, 25 pls.

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.

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.

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.

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

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]

Weckstrom, K. & Juggins, S. (2006). Coastal diatom-environment relationships from the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea. Journal of Phycology 42: 21-35.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Mann, D.G. (1982). Structure, life history and systematics of Rhoicosphenia (Bacillariophyta). I. The vegetative cell of Rh. curvata. Journal of Phycology 18: 162-176.
Mann, D.G. (1982). Structure, life history and systematics of Rhoicosphenia (Bacillariophyta). II. Auxospore formation and perizonium structure of Rh. curvata. Journal of Phycology 18: 264-274, 31 figs.
Mann, D.G. (1984). Structure, life history and systematics of Rhoicosphenia (Bacillariophyta). V. Initial cell and size reduction in Rh. curvata and a description of the Rhoicospheniaceae fam. nov.. Journal of Phycology 20: 544-555, 26 figs, 1 table.

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