Navicula membranacea Cleve 1897
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)
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Meuniera membranacea (Cleve) P.C.Silva
Type locality: England: off Plymouth: W of Scotland (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
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.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 September 2019 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 July 2021.