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Luticola muticopsis (Van Heurck) D.G.Mann 1990

Publication details
Luticola muticopsis (Van Heurck) D.G.Mann in Round, R.M.Crawford & D.G.Mann 1990: 671

Published in: Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Luticola is Luticola mutica (Kützing) D.G.Mann.

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

Basionym
Navicula muticopsis Van Heurck

Type information
Type locality: Antarctica Peninsula: 65 15.5S, 64 30W, in sea ice Belgica sta. 141 (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: 13.ii.1898; (Index Nominum Algarum

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula muticopsis Van Heurck 1909

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula muticopsis f. evoluta West & G.S.West 1911
Navicula muticopsiformis West & G.S.West 1911
Navicula muticopsiforme West & G.S.West 1911
Navicula muticopsis f. capitata G.W.F.Carlson 1913
Navicula mutica var. cymbelloides Peragallo 1921
Navicula mutica var. truncata Peragallo 1921
Navicula muticopsis var. capitata Peragallo 1921

Taxonomic notes
The Luticola muticopsis complex is split into L. muticopsis s.s. and two so far unidentified forms (L. aff. muticopsis 1 and L. aff. muticopsis 2) that were formerly attributed to L. muticopsis but which show distictive features that separate them from L. muticopsis s.s. (Van de Vijver & Mataloni 2008). - (12 Nov 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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Key references
Levkov, Z., Metzeltin, D. & Pavlov, A. (2013). Luticola and Luticolopsis. In: Diatoms of Europe. Diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats. Volume 7. (Lange-Bertalot, H. Eds), pp. 1-698. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Li Jiaying & Qi Yuzao [Li, J.Y. & Qi, Y.Z.] (2018). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XXIII Bacillariophyta Naviculaceae (III). pp. [1-8], i-xxiii, 1-214, pls I-XLVIII. Beijing: Science Press.

Sabbe, K., Verleyen, E., Hodgson, D.A., Vanhoutte, K. & Vyverman, W. (2003). Benthic diatom flora of freshwater and saline lakes in the Larsemann Hills and Rauer Islands, East Antarctica. Antarctic Science 15(2): 227-248, 97 fig., II tables.

Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

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.

Sterken, M., Verleyen, E., Jones, V.J., Hodgson, D.A., Vyverman, W., Sabbe, K. & Van de Vjver, B. (2015). An illustrated and annotated checklist of freshwater diatoms (Bacillariophyta) from Livingston, Signy and Beak Island (Maritime Antarctic Region). Plant Ecology and Evolution 148(3): 431-455.

Van de Vijver, B. & Mataloni, G. (2008). New and interesting species in the genus Luticola D.G. Mann (Bacillariophyta) from Deception Island (South Shetland Islands). Phycologia 47(5): 451-467, 104 figs, 1 table.

Zindarova, R., Kopalová, K. & Van der Vijver, B. (2016). Diatoms from the Antarctic region: maritime Antarctica. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 28: [i]-vii, 9-504, 216 pls.

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