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Rhizosolenia fragilissima Bergon 1903

Publication details
Rhizosolenia fragilissima Bergon 1903: 49, pl. 1: figs 9, 10

Published in: Bergon, P. (1903). Etudes sur la flore diatomique du Bassin d'Arcachon et des parages de l'Atlantique voisins de cette station. Bulletin de la Société Scientifique d'Arcachon 6: 39-112, 2 pls.

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 Dactyliosolen fragilissimus (Bergon) Hasle

Type information
Type locality: France: baie de Douarnenez, Bretagne; Arachon, Gironde (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhizosolenia fragilissima Bergon)
Europe: Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986), France (Anon. 2017), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015).

Middle East: Egypt (Nassar & Khairy 2014), Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013, Al-Saboonchi & Al-Shawi 2016).

South-west Asia: Lebanon (Lakkis 2013).

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

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013).

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.

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.

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

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Ignatiades, L. & Smayda, T.J. (1970). Autoecological studies on the marine diatom Rhizosolenia fragilissima Bergon. I. The influence of light, temperature and salinity. Journal of Phycology 6: 332-339, 6 figs, 1 table.
Ignatiades, L. & Smayda, T.J. (1970). Autoecological studies on the marine diatom Rhizosolenia fragilissima Bergon. II. Enrichment and dark viability experiments. Journal of Phycology 6: 357-364, 3 figs, 4 tables.

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