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Opephora schwartzii (Grunow) Petit ex Pelletan

Publication details
Opephora schwartzii (Grunow) Petit ex Pelletan 1889: 88, fig. 345

Published in: Pelletan, J. (1889). Les Diatomées. Histoire naturelle, préparation, classification et description des principales espèces. Part II. Journal de Micrographie 1889: i-viii, 1-364, pls 6-10, figs 266-463.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Opephora is Opephora pacifica (Grunow) Petit.

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

Fragilaria schwartzii Grunow

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fragilaria schwartzii Grunow 1863
Sceptroneis schwartzii (Grunow) Schütt 1896
Opephoropsis schwartzii (Grunow) Frenguelli 1945

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Opephora schwartzii (Grunow) Petit ex Pelletan)
Arctic: Arctic Russia (Tsoy & Obrezkova 2017).

Europe: Bosnia-Hertzegovina (Hafner, Jasprica & Car 2018), Britain (Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986, Sims 1996, Whitton et al. 2003), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Rumrich, Lange-Bertalot & Rumrich 2000, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Hofmann et al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Spain (Varela 1982).

North America: Florida (FL) (Patrick & Reimer 1966), Mexico (López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016), Mississippi (MS) (Sullivan 1981), North Carolina (NC) (Patrick & Reimer 1966), United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

South America: Colombia (Lozano-Duque, Vidal & Navas S 2011).

Africa: Senegal (Sow & Diene 2002).

South-west Asia: Kuwait (Al-Kandari, Al-Yamani & Al-Rifaie 2009).

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

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), Queensland (John 2016).

Key references
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.

Losseva, E.I. (1966). Bacillariophyta nonnulla nova et curiosa e sedimentis marinis interglacialibus partis borealis europaeae URSS. Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Non Vascularium 3: 16-21.

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.

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.

Williams, D.M. & Round, F.E. (1988 '1987'). Revision of the genus Fragilaria. Diatom Research 2: 267-288, 58 figs.

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