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Petroneis granulata D.G.Mann, nom. illeg. 1990

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Lyrellales
Family Lyrellaceae
Genus Petroneis


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Petroneis granulata D.G.Mann
Petroneis granulata (Bailey). 10 Oct 2013. Wulf Herwig. © Wulf Herwig.


Polysiphonia incurva Zanardini

Petroneis granulata D.G.Mann Petroneis granulata (Bailey)
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Publication details
Petroneis granulata D.G.Mann in Round, R.M.Crawford & D.G.Mann 1990: 674, nom. illeg.

Published in: Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Petroneis is Petroneis humerosa (Brébisson ex W.Smith) Stickle & D.G.Mann.

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

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula granulata Bailey 1854
Navicula polysticta Greville 1859
Navicula baileyana Grunow ex A.W.F.Schmidt 1874
Navicula javanensis Leuduger-Fortmorel 1892
Schizonema granulatum Kuntze 1898
Clevia granulata (Bailey) Mereschkowsky 1903
Navicula baileyi Cholnoky 1968

Nomenclatural notes
Oriignal proposal based on an illegitimate name, Navicula granulata Bailey, 1854, not Navicula granulata Ehrenberg, 1836. Treated as a new name, but as such is superfluous as the name Navicula baileyana Grunow 1874 was available. - (10 Feb 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
John, J. (2020). Diatoms from arid Australia: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 3. pp. [1]-578, 341 figs. Schmitten – Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Jones, H.M., Simpson, G.E., Stickle, A.J. & Mann, D.G. 2005 (2005). Life history and systematics of Petroneis (Bacillariophyta) with special reference to British waters. European Journal of Phycology 40: 61-87.

Mandal, M., Zelazna-Wieczorek, J. & Sarkar, N.S. (2020). New diatom taxa for the Indian Sundarbans found in short sediment cores. Diatom Research 35(1): [1-18] 17-35.

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2020). Diatoms from the Gulf of Gdansk and surrounding waters (the southern Baltic Sea). pp. [1]-442, incl. 31 SEM pls, 16 photo pls. Gdansk: Gdansk University Press.

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.

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.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 October 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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