156,476 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,021 images, 60,453 bibliographic items, 447,756 distributional records.

Diatoma aurita Lyngbye

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Fragilariophycidae
Order Tabellariales
Family Tabellariaceae
Genus Diatoma

Pictures

click on thumbnail for larger version.

Diatoma aurita Lyngbye
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Eagle Harbor marina, 400x, DIC. 20 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Diatoma aurita Lyngbye
Kingston, Washington, USA; Arness Roadside Park, Lugol's, 400x, DIC. 14 Mar 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Curdiea flabellata V.J.Chapman

Odontella aurita (Lyngbye) C.Agardh Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Eagle Harbor marina, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Diatoma aurita Lyngbye 1819: 182, pl. 62: fig. D

Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, [1]-248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
 Download PDF

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Diatoma is Diatoma vulgaris Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Odontella aurita (Lyngbye) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with long ears.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ad littus Hofmansgave Fionae [Hofmansgave, Fyn, Denmark] (Lyngbye 1819: 182).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1832). Conspectus criticus diatomacearum. Part 4. pp. 49-66. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianus.

Key references
Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 736 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=37902

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 October 2019.

SITE © 1996 - 2019 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio