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Dactyliosolen mediterraneus (H.Peragallo) H.Peragallo 1892

Publication details
Dactyliosolen mediterraneus (H.Peragallo) H.Peragallo 1892: 104, pl. 33: figs 8, 9

Published in: Peragallo, H. (1892). Monographie du genre Rhizosolenia et de quelques genres voisins. Diatomiste 1: 79-82, 99-117.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dactyliosolen is Dactyliosolen antarcticus Castracane.

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

Basionym
Lauderia mediterranea H.Peragallo

Type information
Type locality: Baie de Villefranche (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Mediterranean Sea (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Leptocylindrus mediterraneus (H.Peragallo) Hasle 1975

Taxonomic notes
Gómez et al. (2016: 269) propose the reinstatement of L.[eptocylindrus] mediterraneus under the genus Dactylosolen as D. mediterraneus (H. Péragallo) H. Péragallo. - (10 Jun 2016) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Gómez et al., 2016: 272 discard a parasitic relationship, and suggest that the consortium Solenicola-Dactyliosolen could be an example of a unique and widespread mutualistic symbiosis (phoresy commensalism). - (10 Jun 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Gómez, F., Simão, T.L.L., Utz, L.R.P. & Lopes, R.M. (2016). The nature of the diatom Leptocylindrus mediterraneus (Bacillariophyceae), host of the enigmatic symbiosis with the stramenopile Solenicola setigera. Phycologia 55(3): 265-273.

Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic 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.

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