Meuniera membranacea (Cleve) P.C. 1996
Stauroneis membranacea (Cleve) Hustedt The chloroplasts of this species form characteristic ribbon-like structures, which make it readily identifiable.
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Meuniera membranacea (Cleve) P.C.Silva in Hasle & Syvertsen 1996: 273, 339
Published in: Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Meuniera.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Navicula membranacea Cleve
Type locality: England: off Plymouth: W of Scotland (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1985).
This is a marine species.
Hoppenrath, M., Elbrächter, M. & Drebes, G. (2009). Marine phytoplankton Selected microphytoplankton species from the North Sea around Helgoland and Sylt. pp. -264, figs 1-87. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.
Nézan, E., Bilien, G., Boulben, S., Mertens, K.N. & Chomérat, N. (2018). Description and phylogenetic position of Plagiolemma distortum sp. nov., a new raphid diatom (Bacillariophyceae) from French coastal waters. Diatom Research 33(1): 13-24, 33 figs, 1 table.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2021.