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Thalassionema nitzschioides (Grunow) Mereschkowsky 1902

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Fragilariophycidae
Order Thalassionematales
Family Thalassionemataceae
Genus Thalassionema


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Thalassionema nitzschioides (Grunow) Mereschkowsky
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Point White, Lugol's, 200x, DIC. 01 Mar 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Thalassionema nitzschioides (Grunow) Mereschkowsky
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Silverdale Waterfront Park Marina. 21 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).


Cryptonemia lomation (Bertoloni) J.Agardh

Thalassionema nitzschioides (Grunow) Mereschkowsky Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Point White, Lugol's, 200x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Thalassionema nitzschioides (Grunow) Mereschkowsky 1902: 78

Published in: Mereschkowsky, C. (1902). Liste des Diatomées de la Mer Noire. Scripta Botanica (Botanisheskia Zapiski) 19: 51-88.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Thalassionema.

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

Synedra nitzschioides Grunow

Type information
Type locality: N. Pacific Ocean (Index Nominum Algarum).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Synedra nitzschioides Grunow 1862
Thalassiothrix nitzschioides (Grunow) Grunow 1881
Thalassiothrix fraunfeldii var. nitzschioides (Grunow) E.G.Jørgensen 1900

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Thalassiothrix nitzschioides var. javanica Grunow
Synedra nitzschioides var. minor Cleve 1883
Thalassiothrix curvata Castracane 1886

Nomenclatural notes
Thalassionema nitzschioides (Grunow) Grunow is cited by Naustvoll (2000: 188, table 1). - (11 Jan 2011) - Wendy Guiry

The combination Thalassionema nitzschioides is often credited to Van Heurck (1896, 319; plate caption for text-fig. 75) who however in the text (on p. 319), explicitly rejects Thalassionema. - (14 Sep 2012) - M.D. Guiry

Thalassionema nitzschioides (Grunow) Grunow ex Hustedt (Witon & Witkowski, 2006). (Grunow) Mereshkowsky [attributed directly to Grunow] (INA). - (4 Jul 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

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.

Hasle, G.R. & de Mendiola, B.R.E. (1967). The fine structure of some Thalassionema and Thalassiothrix species. Phycologia 6(2/3): 107-126, 53 figs.

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.

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.

Jameson, I. & Hallegraeff, G.M. (2010). Planktonic diatoms. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters. (Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 16-82. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

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

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2011). Okrzemki – Bacillariophyta (Diatoms) (with the English key for the identification to the genus) Cz. 4/2: Okrzemki pierzaste (Fragilariophyceae, Eunotiophyceae, Achnanthales) Part two: Pennate diatoms - I). In: Flora Zatoki Gdanskiej i wód przyleglych (Baltyk poludniowy). : [1]-167, plus 4 pls, 4 photo.

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

Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. [Ed.] (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz, Kniga 3. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomik vodoroslei Poriadok Pennales. Vol. 3 (1). pp. [1]-398, 117 pls. Kiev: Botanicheskii Institut im V.L. Komarova Akademii Nauk S.S.S.R. Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelystvo Geologicheskoi Literatury. [in Russian]

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.

Sugie, K. & Suzuki, K. (2015). A new marine araphid diatom, Thalassionema kuroshioensis sp. nov., from temperate Japanese coastal waters. Diatom Research 30(3): 237-245, 29 figs.

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.

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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Moreno-Ruiz, J.L. & Licea, S (1995). Observations on the valve morphology of Thalassionema nitzschioides (Grunow) Hustedt. In: Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Diatom Symposium, Maratea, Italy, 1st-17th September 1994. (Marino, D. & Montresor, M. Eds), pp. 393-413. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.
Silva, P.C. & Hasle, G.R. (1997). (1283) Proposal to conserve the name Synedra nitzschioides (Bacillariophyceae) with a conserved type to preserve the current application of the generic name Thalassionema. Taxon 46: 331-332.

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