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Rhopalodia musculus (Kützing) O.Müller 1900

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Rhopalodiales
Family Rhopalodiaceae
Genus Rhopalodia

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Rhopalodia musculus (Kützing) O.Müller
400x _Lenght: 65, 45 µm. 11 Sep 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Rhopalodia musculus (Kützing) O.Müller
400x _Lenght: 65, 45 µm. 11 Sep 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Sphondylothamnion multifidum var. pilifera (C.Agardh) Batters

Rhopalodia musculus (Kützing) O.Müller 400x _Lenght: 65, 45 µm
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Publication details
Rhopalodia musculus (Kützing) O.Müller 1900: 278, 294

Published in: Müller, O. (1899). Bacillariaceen aus den Natronthälern von El Kab (Ober-Aegypten). Hedwigia 38: 274-288.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhopalodia is Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) O.Müller.

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

Basionym
Epithemia musculus Kützing

Type information
Type locality: im Brackwasser des baltischen Meeres bei Flensburg, an Lyngbya (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: ["Isotypus": Ostsee, Flensburg, Kützing Materialen 22, Coll. Van Heurck Antwerpen IX-63-C16 fide Lange-Bertalot & Krammer, Biblioth. Diat. 15: 81. 1987] (INA).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), small mouse; (anatomy) muscle.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Epithemia musculus Kützing 1844
Eunotia westermanni var. musculus (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1846
Cystopleura musculus (Kützing) Kuntze 1891
Rhopalodia gibberula var. musculus (Kützing) Muschler 1908

Nomenclatural notes
Karsten 1899: 98 (INA). - (9 Nov 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a brackish species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
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.

John, J. (2016). Diatoms from Stradbroke and Fraser Islands, Australia: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 1. pp. [1]-377, 258 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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.

John, J. (2020). Diatoms from arid Australia: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 3. pp. [1]-578, 341 figs. Schmitten – Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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]

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2020). Diatoms from the Gulf of Gdansk and surrounding waters (the southern Baltic Sea). : [1]-442, incl. 31 SEM pls, 16 photo pls.

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.

Siver, P.A., Hamilton, P.B., Stachura-Suchoples & Kociolek, J.P. (2005). Diatoms of North America. The freshwater flora of Cape Cod. Iconographia Diatomologica 14: 1-463, 1075 figs in 94 pls.

Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: [1]-557, 235 pls.

Wang Quanxi [Wang, Q.X.] (2018). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XXII. Bacillariophyta. Aulonoraphidinales. pp. [1-8] i-xvii, 1-166, 135 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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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