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Pleurosira laevis (Ehrenberg) Compère 1982

Publication details
Pleurosira laevis (Ehrenberg) Compère 1982: 177, figs 1-17, 20, 39

Published in: Compère, P. (1982). Taxonomic revision of the diatom genus Pleurosira (Eupodiscaceae). Bacillaria 5: 165-190.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pleurosira is Melosira thermalis Meneghini.

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

Basionym
Biddulphia laevis Ehrenberg

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smooth, free from uneveness, hairs or roughness (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Biddulphia laevis Ehrenberg 1843
Cerataulus laevis (Ehrenberg) Ralfs 1861

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cerataulus laevis var. typicus Forti 1910

General environment
This is a brackish species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Gómez, F. (2008). Phytoplankton invasions: comments on the validity of categorizing the non-indigenous dinoflagellates and diatoms in European Seas. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56: 620-628.

Joh, G. (2010). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 3, Number 1. Chrysophyta: Bacillariophyceae: Centrales. Freshwater diatoms I. pp. [1-6], 1-161, figs 1-105. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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

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

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.

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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References
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Johnson, L.M. & Rosowski, J.R. (1992). Valve and band morphology of some freshwater diatoms. V. Variations in the cingulum of Pleurosira laevis (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology 28: 247-259, 30 figs.

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