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Bacteriastrum hyalinum Lauder 1864

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Mediophyceae
Subclass Chaetocerotophycidae
Order Chaetocerotales
Family Chaetocerotaceae
Genus Bacteriastrum


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Bacteriastrum hyalinum Lauder


Publication details
Bacteriastrum hyalinum Lauder 1864: 8, pl. III [3]: fig. 7

Published in: Lauder, H.S. (1864). On new diatoms. Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London, New Series 12: 6-8, pl. III.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bacteriastrum is Bacteriastrum furcatum Shadbolt.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), glassy, hyaline, glassy-green.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bacteriastrum varians f. hyalina (Lauder) Frenguelli 1928

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chaetoceros spirillum (Castracane) De Toni
Actiniscus varians (H.S.Lauder) Grunow 1882
Bacteriastrum spirillum F.S.Castracane degli Antelminelli 1886
Bacteriastrum varians var. princeps Castracane 1886
Bacteriastrum varians var. borealis C.E.H.Ostenfeld 1901
Bacteriastrum solitarium Mangin 1913
Bacteriastrum hyalinum var. princeps (Castrachane) J.Ikari 1927

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: floating freely in Hong Kong harbour (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: Lauder (1864) p. 8, pl. 3, figs 71 a, b, typified by Boalch (1975): (Bosak et al. 2015: 135).

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Key references
Boalch, G.T. (1975). The Lauder species of the diatom genus Bacteriastrum Shadbolt. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 53: 185-189.

Bosak, S., Supraha, L., Nanjappa, D., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Sarno, D. (2015). Morphology and phylogeny of four species from the genus Bacteriastrum (Bacillariophyta). Phycologia 54(2): 130-148.

Godrijan, J., Maric, D., Imesek, M., Janekovic, I., Schweikert, M. & Pfannkuchen, M. (2012). Diversity, occurrence, and habitats of the diatom genus Bacteriastrum (Bacillariophyta) in the northern Adriatic Sea, with the description of B. jadranum sp. nov.. Botanica Marina 55(4): 415-426.

Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

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.

Hoppenrath, M., Elbrächter, M. & Drebes, G. (2009). Marine phytoplankton Selected microphytoplankton species from the North Sea around Helgoland and Sylt. pp. [1]-264, figs 1-87. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

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.

Kooistra, W.H.C.F., Sarno, D., Hernández-Becerril, D.U., Assmy, P., Di Prisco, C. & Montresor, M. (2010). Comparative molecular and morphological phylogenetic analyses of taxa in the Chaetocerotaceae (Bacillariophyta). Phycologia 49(5): 471-500.

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.

Thamatrakoln, K., Alverson, A.J. & Hildebrand, M. (2006). Comparative sequence analysis of diatom silicon transporters: toward a mechanistic model of silicon transport. Journal of Phycology 42: 822-834.

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