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Fragilariopsis curta (Van Heurck) Hustedt

Publication details
Fragilariopsis curta (Van Heurck) Hustedt 1958: 160, pl. 11: figs 140-144; pl. 12: fig. 159

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1958). Diatomeen aus der Antarktis und dem Südatlantik. Deutsche Antarktische Expedition 1938/1939. Geographisch-kartographische Anstalt Mundus, Hamburg 2: 103-191, pls 3-13.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Fragilariopsis is Fragilariopsis antarctica (Castracane) Hustedt.

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

Basionym
Fragilaria curta Van Heurck

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fragilaria curta Van Heurck 1909
Fragilariopsis linearis var. curta (Van Heurck) Frenguelli 1958
Nitzschia curta (Van Heurck) Hasle 1972

Nomenclatural notes
Ralph et al. (2005: 765) cite the authority as (Van Heurck) Hasle; authorities as in CAS and INA. - (18 Jul 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

McMinn, A., Pankowski, A. & Delfatti, T. (2005). Effect of hyperoxia on the growth and photosynthesis of polar sea ice microalgae. Journal of Phycology 41: 732-741.

Ralph, P.J., McMinn, A., Ryan, K.G. & Ashworth, C. (2005). Short-term effect of temperature on the photokinetics of microalgae from the surface layers of Antarctic pack ice. Journal of Phycology 41: 763-769.

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.

Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: [1]-557, 235 pls.

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