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Odontella aurita (Lyngbye) C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Mediophyceae
Subclass Thalassiosirophycidae
Order Eupodiscales
Family Odontellaceae
Genus Odontella

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

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

 

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Odontella aurita (Lyngbye) C.Agardh Kingston, Washington, USA; Arness Roadside Park, Lugol's, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Odontella aurita (Lyngbye) C.Agardh 1832: 56

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1832). Conspectus criticus diatomacearum. Part 4. pp. 49-66. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianus.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Odontella.

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

Basionym
Diatoma aurita Lyngbye

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

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Diatoma aurita Lyngbye 1819
Candollella aurita (Lyngbye) Gaillon 1833
Biddulphia aurita (Lyngbye) Brébisson 1838
Denticella aurita (Lyngbye) Ehrenberg 1838

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Al-Handal, A.Y., Compère, P. & Riaux-Gobin, C. (2016). Marine benthic diatoms in the coral reefs of Reunion and Rodrigues Islands, West Indian Ocean. Micronesica 2016(3): 1-77, 14 pls.

Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Dijkman, N.A. & Kromkamp, J.C. (2007). Photosynthetic characteristics of the phytoplankton in the Scheldt estuary: community and single-cell fluorescence measurements. European Journal of Phycology 41: 425-434.

Hoppenrath, M., Elbrächter, M. & Drebes, G. (2009). Marine phytoplankton Selected microphytoplankton species from the North Sea around Helgoland and Sylt. pp. [1]-264, figs 1-87. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. [1]-656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Kim, K.Y., Garbary D.J. & McLachlan, J.L. (2004). Phytoplankton dynamics in Pomquet Harbour, Nova Scotia: a lagoon in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence. Phycologia 43: 311-328.

Metzeltin, D. & García-Rodríguez, F. (2003). Las diatomeas uruguayas. pp. [1]-210, 74 pls. Uruguay: DIRAC Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la República.

Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

Sawai, Y., Nagumo, T. & Toyoda, K. (2005). Three extant species of Paralia (Bacillariophyceae) along the coast of Japan. Phycologia 44(5): 517-529.

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.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Sims, P.A., Williams, D.M. & Ashworth, M.[P.] (2018). Examination of type specimens for the genera Odontella and Zygoceros (Bacillariophyceae) with evidence for the new family Odontellaceae and a description of three new genera. Phytotaxa 382(1): 1-56, 156 figs, 2 text-figs.

Snoeijs, P. & Balashova, N. (1998). Intercalibration and distribution of diatom species in the Baltic Sea The Baltic Marine Biologists Publication No. 16e. Vol. 5 pp. 1-144, 1 fig, 6 tables, 101 plates. Uppsala: Opulus Press.

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.

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

Witon, E. & Witkowski, A. (2006). Holocene diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Faeroe Islands Fjords, Northern Atlantic Ocean. II. Distribution and taxonomy of marine taxa with special reference to benthic forms. Diatom Research 21(1): 175-215.

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