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Rhizosolenia delicatula Cleve 1900

Publication details
Rhizosolenia delicatula Cleve 1900: 28, fig. 11

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1900). The plankton of the North Sea, the English Channel and the Skagerak in 1898. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 32(8): 1-53.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhizosolenia is Rhizosolenia styliformis T.Brightwell.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Guinardia delicatula (Cleve) Hasle

Type information
Syntype localities: "At S:t Vaast la Hogue [Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Normandy] in north-western France. rare in April and in November, at Helder [Den Helder, The Netherlands] in August and September, in the Skagerak common in the first half of June, rare in September and November." (Cleve 1900: 28).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), very delicate (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhizosolenia delicatula Cleve)
Europe: Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986), France (Anon. 2017), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015, Peperzak & Witte 2019).

North America: Canada (Mather & al. 2010).

Middle East: Egypt (Nassar & Khairy 2014).

South-west Asia: Lebanon (Lakkis 2013).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014, Shevchenko & al. 2019), Russia (Sea of Japan) (Gail 1950), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

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
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.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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