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Navicula membranacea Cleve 1897

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Naviculales
Suborder Naviculineae
Family Naviculaceae
Genus Navicula

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Navicula membranacea Cleve
Prominent central nucleus visible in this bright field shot.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Navicula membranacea Cleve
The chloroplasts of this species form characteristic ribbon-like structures, which make it readily identifiable.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Plumariella yoshikawae Okamura

Stauroneis membranacea (Cleve) Hustedt The chloroplasts of this species form characteristic ribbon-like structures, which make it readily identifiable.
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Navicula membranacea Cleve 1897: 24, pl. 2: figs 25-28

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1897). A treatise on the phytoplankton of the Atlantic and its tributaries and on the periodical change of the plankton of Skagerak. pp. 1-28. Upsala: Upsala Nya Tidnings Aktiebolags Tryckeri.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Navicula is Navicula tripunctata (O.F.Müller) Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Meuniera membranacea (Cleve) P.C.Silva

Type information
Type locality: England: off Plymouth: W of Scotland (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Key references
Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300, no figs.

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