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Bacillaria sigmoidea Nitzsch 1817

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Bacillariales
Family Bacillariaceae
Genus Bacillaria

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Bacillaria sigmoidea Nitzsch
Marine sample, Alboran Sea; Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 250 µm length, stacked and stitched in Photoshop . 09 Feb 2020. Forbes Pettigrew. © Forbes Pettigrew .

Bacillaria sigmoidea Nitzsch
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 04 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Bacillaria sigmoidea Nitzsch
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 04 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Bacillaria sigmoidea Nitzsch
Yakima, Washington, USA; golf course, 400x, DIC. 28 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Microdictyon umbilicatum (Velley) Zanardini

Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Bacillaria sigmoidea Nitzsch 1817: 104, pl. 6: figs 4-6

Published in: Nitzsch, C.L. (1817). Beitrag zur Infusorienkunde oder Naturbeschreibung der Zerkarien und Bazillarien. Neue Schriften der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Halle 3(1): 1-128, 6 pls.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bacillaria is Bacillaria paradoxa J.F.Gmelin.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Wittenberg (Index Nominum Algarum).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Bacillaria sigmoidea Nitzsch)
Europe: Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Source of current name
Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. 1. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 August 2020.

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