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Gaillonella granulata Ehrenberg

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Melosirophycidae
Order Melosirales
Family Melosiraceae
Genus Gaillonella

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Gaillonella granulata Ehrenberg
Manitoba, Canada; Lugol's, 1000x, DIC, Hedy Kling Algal Taxonomy and Ecology Inc.. 03 Sep 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Gaillonella granulata Ehrenberg
Kingston, Washington, USA; Carpenter Lake, 1000x, DIC. 19 Jun 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Aulacoseira granulata (Ehrenberg) Simonsen Kingston, Washington, USA; Carpenter Lake, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Gaillonella granulata Ehrenberg 1843: 415

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd-und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-466, pls 1-4.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gaillonella is Conferva moniliformis O.F.Müller.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira granulata (Ehrenberg) Simonsen

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
Tanimura et al. (2006: 278) cite this as Gaillonella granulata Ehrenberg, C.G. In the Index Nominum Algarum (Silva), it is cited as Gaillonella granulata Ehrenberg and Gallionella granulata Ehrenberg. - (25 Sep 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Brazil ? Newfoundland (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.

Key references
Tanimura, Y., Kato, M., Fukusawa, H., Mayama, S. & Yokoyama, K. (2006). Cytoplasmic masses preserved in early holocene diatoms: a possible taphonomic process and its paleo-ecological implications. Journal of Phycology 42: 270-279.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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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.

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