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Gyrosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) J.W.Griffith & Henfrey 1856

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Naviculales
Suborder Naviculineae
Family Naviculaceae
Genus Gyrosigma


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Gyrosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) J.W.Griffith & Henfrey
Essex coast, UK. 16 Sep 2013. Wulf Herwig. © Wulf Herwig (WEHerwig@arcor.de).

Gyrosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) J.W.Griffith & Henfrey
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 1000x, DIC. 19 Mar 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Gyrosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) J.W.Griffith & Henfrey
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 1000x, DIC. 19 Mar 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Gyrosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) J.W.Griffith & Henfrey
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, PC. 19 Mar 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Gyrosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) J.W.Griffith & Henfrey
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, DIC. 19 Mar 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Gyrosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) J.W.Griffith & Henfrey
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, DIC. 19 Mar 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).


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Gyrosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) J.W.Griffith & Henfrey Essex coast, UK
© Wulf Herwig (WEHerwig@arcor.de)

Publication details
Gyrosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) J.W.Griffith & Henfrey 1856: 303, pl. 11: fig. 21

Published in: Griffith, J.W. & Henfrey, A. (1855). The micrographic dictionary: a guide to the examination and investigation of the structure and nature of microscopic objects; illustrated by forty-one plates and eight hundred and sixteen woodcuts. pp. [i]-v, [1]-696, 41 pls. London: John van Voorst.
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Publication date: 1 November 1855

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gyrosigma is Gyrosigma hippocampus Hassall.

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

Ceratoneis fasciola Ehrenberg

Type information
Lectotype locality: North Sea, Cuxhaven, Germany (53 52N, 8 42E) (Jahn, Sterrenburg & Kusber 2005: 306). Lectotype: 21 September 1839; water of the rising tide. BHUPM Taxonomic Preparation No. 540032-4 (Jahn, Sterrenburg & Kusber 2005: 306, fig. 32 ). Notes: Lectotyope designated by Jahn et al. 2005, p. 306 (ref. 012633): Taxonomic preparation no. 540032-4 in BHUPM (North Sea, Cuxhaven).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), tape, little bandage.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ceratoneis fasciola Ehrenberg 1839
Pleurosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) W.Smith 1852
Scalptrum fasciolum (Ehrenberg) Kuntze 1891

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gyrosigma fasciola var. genuinum Cleve-Euler 1952

Nomenclatural notes
Cleve (1894: 116) also introduced this name. - (30 Jun 2014) - M.D. Guiry

[basionym implied, but not cited]; 1855: 303 (INA). - (26 Jul 2018) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceratoneis fasciola Ehrenberg)
North America: United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

(as Pleurosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) W.Smith)
Europe: Britain (Hendey 1954), France (Anon. 2017), Ireland (Adams 1908).

North America: Alaska (Saunders 1901), United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

South-east Asia: Singapore (Pham & al. 2011).

(as Gyrosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) J.W.Griffith & Henfrey)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Fredriksen & al. 2019).

Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Scholz & Einarsson 2015 ).

Europe: Albania (Miho & Witkowski 2005), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Britain (Hustedt & Aleem 1951, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986, Sims 1996, Whitton & al. 2003), France (Méléder et al. 2007 , Anon. 2017), Germany (Hofmann & al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Poland (Plinski & Witkowski 2020), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999, Ribeiro et al. 2013), Romania (Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982), Ukraine (Bukhtiyarova 1999), Venice Lagoon (Tolomio et al. 2002).

North America: Canada (Mather & al. 2010, Mather & al. 2010), Mexico (Atlantic) (Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016), New Brunswick (Thaler & Kaczmarska 2009), North Carolina (Hustedt 1955), Nova Scotia (Kim, Garbary & McLachlan 2004), Texas (Eberle 1982), United States of America (Patrick & Reimer 1966, Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

South America: Argentina (Garibotti et al. 2011), Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça & al. 2010).

Middle East: Egypt (Zalat 2002), Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013, Al-Saboonchi & Al-Shawi 2016, Al-Saedy & al. 2020), Turkey (Balkis 2004, Aysel 2005, Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019, Kalei & Akçaalan 2020).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).

Asia: China (Liu 2008, Cheng & Gao 2013), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995, Jeong et al. 2017), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014, Shevchenko & al. 2019).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), New Zealand (Harper & al. 2012).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: King George Island (Al-Handal & Wulff 2008).

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.

Cleve, P.T. (1894). Synopsis of the naviculoid diatoms. Part I. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar Series 4 26(2): 1-194, 5 pls.

Eberle, M.E. (2008). Recent diatoms reported from the central United States: register of taxa and synonyms. Hays, Kansas: Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.

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.

Jahn, R., Sterrenburg, F.A.S. & Kusber, W.-H. (2005). Typification and taxonomy of Gyrosigma fasciolata (Ehrenberg) J.W. Griffith et Henfrey. Diatom Research 20(2): 305-311.

Kennett, D.M. & Hargraves, P.E. (1984). Subtidal benthic diatoms from a stratified estuarine basin. Botanica Marina 27: 169-183.

Kim, K.Y., Garbary D.J. & McLachlan, J.L. (2004). Phytoplankton dynamics in Pomquet Harbour, Nova Scotia: a lagoon in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence. Phycologia 43: 311-328.

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.

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

Patrick, R.[M.] & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 1-688.

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.

Proshkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (Ed.) (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomikh vodorosleyi. Poryadok Pennales [Diatom Analysis. Manual for identification of fossil and modern diatoms. Order Pennales]. Vol. 3 pp. 398, 117 plates. Moscow & Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoye Izdatel'stvo Geologicheskoy 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.

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.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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Stidolph, S.R. (1994). Observations and remarks on morphology and taxonomy of the diatom genera gyrosigma hassall and pleurosigma w. smith iv. gyrosigma fogedii sp. nov., and some diatoms similar to g. fasciola (ehrenb.) griffith & henfrey. Diatom Research 9(1): 213-224.

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