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Aulacoseira ambigua (Grunow) Simonsen 1979

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Order Aulacoseirales
Family Aulacoseiraceae
Genus Aulacoseira

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Aulacoseira ambigua (Grunow) Simonsen
Manitoba, Canada; Lugol's, 1000x, DIC, Hedy Kling Algal Taxonomy and Ecology Inc.. 03 Sep 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Aulacoseira ambigua (Grunow) Simonsen
Manitoba, Canada; Lugol's, 1000x, DIC, Hedy Kling Algal Taxonomy and Ecology Inc.. 03 Sep 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Aulacoseira ambigua (Grunow) Simonsen Manitoba, Canada; Lugol's, 1000x, DIC, Hedy Kling Algal Taxonomy and Ecology Inc.
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Aulacoseira ambigua (Grunow) Simonsen 1979: 56

Published in: Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aulacoseira is Melosira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Melosira crenulata var. ambigua Grunow

Type information
Franzensbad (Index Nominum Algarum).

Fossil
Described as a fossil.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), doubtful, uncertain (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melosira crenulata var. ambigua Grunow 1882
Melosira ambigua (Grunow) O.Müller 1903
Melosira italica var. ambigua (Grunow) A.Cleve 1951

Nomenclatural notes
Oligocene - Recent. - (12 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Bąk, M., Witkowski, A., Zelazna-Wieczorek, J., Wojtal, A.Z., Szczepocka , E., Szulc, A. & Szulc, B. (2012). Klucz do oznaczania okrzemek w fitobentosie na potrzeby oceny stanu ekologicznego wód powierzchniowych w Polsce Biblioteka Monitoringu Srodowiska. pp. 1-452. Warszawa [Warsaw]: Glowny Inspektorat Ochrony Srodowiska.

Buczkó, K. (2016). Iconographia diatomologica Carpathica Volume 1. Guide to diatoms in mountain lakes in the Retezat Mountains, South Carpathians, Romania. Studia Botanica Hungarica 47 (Supplement): [9]-214, incl. 85 pl.

Chudaev, D.A. & Gololobova, M.A. (2016). [Diatoms of the Glubokoe lake (Moscow region)]. pp. [1]-446, 266 pls. Moscow. [in Russian]

Edgar, S.M. & Theriot, E.C. (2004). Phylogeny of Aulacoseira (Bacillariophyta) based on molecules and morphology. Journal of Phycology 40: 772-788.

Genkal, S.I. & Kulumbaeva, A.A. (1990). O diatomovykh vodoroslyakh (Centrophyceae) oz. Song-Kel' (Zapadnyy Tyan-Shan) [About diatom algae (Centrophyceae) of Lake Song-Kyol (Western Tyan-Shan)]. Biologiia Vnutrennikh Vod Informatsii Biulleten 86: 21-25, 2 pls. [in Russian and Latin]

Houk, V. (2003). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part. I. Melosiraceae, Orthoseiraceae, Paraliaceae and Aulacoseiraceae. Czech Phycology Supplement 1: 1-27, plus pls I-XLI [1-41].

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.

Kasten J., Kusber W.-H., Riedmüller U., Tworeck A., Oschwald L. & Mischke U. (2018). Steckbriefe der Phytoplankton-Indikatortaxa in den WRRL Bewertungsverfahren PhytoSee und PhytoFluss mit Begleittext – 1. Lieferung: 50 Steckbriefe ausgewählter Indikatortaxa. pp. 1-177. Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin.

Khursevich, G. & Kociolek, J.P. (2012). A preliminary, worldwide inventory of the extinct, freshwater fossil diatoms from the orders Thalassiosirales, Stephanodiscales, Paraliales, Aulacoseirales, Melosirales, Coscinodiscales, and Biddulphiales. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 141: 315-364, no figs.

Kobayashi, H., Idei, M., Mayama, S., Nagumo, T. & Osada, K. (2006). Kobayashi hiromu keiso zukan. H.Kobayasi's atlas of Japanese diatoms based on electron microscopy. dai 1kan. pp. [1]-531, 180 pls. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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]

Lee, J.H. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 3, Number 6. Chrysophyta: Bacillariophyceae: Centrales: Thalassiosiraceae, Rhizosoleniaceae. Marine diatoms II. pp. [1-6], 1-110, figs 1-70. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Lee, S.D., Lee, H., Park, J., Yun, S.M., Lee, J.-Y., Lim, J., Park, M. & Kwon, D. (2020). Late Holocene diatoms in sediment cores from the Gonggeomji Wetland in Korea. Diatom Research 35(3): 195-229.

Metzeltin, D. & García-Rodríguez, F. (2003). Las diatomeas Uruguayas. pp. [1]-210, 74 pls. Uruguay: DIRAC Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la República.

Oaquim, A.B.J., Moser, G.A.O., Evangelista, H., Licínio, M.V. & Van de Vijver, B. (2017). Aulacoseira glubokoyensis sp. nov. (Bacillariophyceae), a new centric diatom from the Maritime Antarctic region. Phytotaxa 328(2): 149-158.

Reichardt, E. (2018). Die Diatomeen im Gebiet der Stadt Treuchtlingen. pp. [1]-576 (Band 1); 579-1184 (Band 2), incl 451 pls. München: Bayerische Botanische Gesellschaft [Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft].

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.

Tanimura, Y., Kato, M., Fukusawa, H., Mayama, S. & Yokoyama, K. (2006). Cytoplasmic masses preserved in early holocene diatoms: a possible taphonomic process and its paleo-ecological implications. Journal of Phycology 42: 270-279.

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.

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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