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Biremis ambigua (Cleve) D.G.Mann 1990

Publication details
Biremis ambigua (Cleve) D.G.Mann in Round, R.M.Crawford & D.G.Mann 1990: 664

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
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Biremis.

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

Basionym
Pinnularia ambigua Cleve

Type information
Type locality: Germany (Oldenburg); Russia (Cape Wankarema [Vankarem]); Sweden (Lysekil, Bohüsian) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), doubtful, uncertain (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pinnularia ambigua Cleve 1895
Schizonema ambiguum (Cleve) Kuntze 1898

General environment
This is a ubiquitous species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Joh, G. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 3, Number 9. Chrysophyta: Bacillariophyceae: Pennales: Raphidineae: Naviculaceae. Freshwater diatoms VII. pp. [1-6] 1-120, 103 figs. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Krammer, K. (2000). The genus Pinnularia. In: Diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats. Volume 1. (Lange-Bertalot, H. Eds), pp. 1-703. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G..

Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [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.

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

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