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Rhaphoneis amphiceros (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1844

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Urneidophycidae
Order Rhaphoneidales
Family Rhaphoneidaceae
Genus Rhaphoneis

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Rhaphoneis amphiceros (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg
1000x m__Dim. Lenght : 30 and 48 µm. 16 May 2011. Robert lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Penicillus clavatus P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Rhaphoneis amphiceros (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1000x m__Dim. Lenght : 30 and 48 µm
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Publication details
Rhaphoneis amphiceros (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1844: 87

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1844). Mittheilung über 2 neue Lager von Gebirgsmassen aus Infusorien als Meeres-Absatz in Nord-Amerika und eine Vergleichung derselben mit den organischen Kreide-Gebilden in Europa und Afrik. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung Geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie Der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1844: 57-97.

Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhaphoneis.

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

Basionym
Cocconeis amphiceros Ehrenberg

Type information
Lectotype locality: “Ad ostium Albis maritima" [North Sea, mouth of river Elbe in Cuxhaven, Germany]. (Jahn & Kusber 2004: 586). Notes: Lectotype (designated deignated by Jahn & Kusber 2004: 586): Specimen in blue ring on preparation No. 540043-4 in BHUPM (Fig. 47). The lectotype specimen corresponds to the specimen on drawing sheet No. 1036 in BHUPM (Fig. 46).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cocconeis amphiceros Ehrenberg 1841
Doryphora amphiceros (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhaphoneis lanceolata Ehrenberg 1845
Rhaphoneis amphiceros var. rhombica Grunow ex Van Heurck 1881

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cheng Zhaodi & Gao Yahui [Cheng, Z.D. & Gao, Y.H.] (2012). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [i-viii], i-xxvi, 1-137 plus 35 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

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. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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. (2016). Diatoms from Stradbroke and Fraser Islands, Australia: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 1. pp. [1]-377, 258 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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.

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