Pleurosigma fasciola ( ) W.Smith 1852
Gyrosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) J.W.Griffith & Henfrey Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, PC
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Pleurosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) W.Smith 1852: 9; pl. 2, fig. 6
Published in: Smith, W. (1852). Notes on the Diatomaceae with descriptions of British species included in the genus Pleurosigma. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 2 9: 1-12, 2 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gyrosigma fasciola (Ehrenberg) J.W.Griffith & Henfrey
Ceratoneis fasciola Ehrenberg
Lectotype locality: North Sea, Cuxhaven, Germany (53 52N, 8 42E) (Jahn, Sterrenburg & Kusber 2005: 306). Lectotype: 21 September 1839; water of the rising tide. BHUPM Taxonomic Preparation No. 540032-4 (Jahn, Sterrenburg & Kusber 2005: 306, fig. 32 ). Notes: Lectotyope designated by Jahn et al. 2005, p. 306 (ref. 012633): Taxonomic preparation no. 540032-4 in BHUPM (North Sea, Cuxhaven).
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), tape, little bandage.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Also living in marine water - (18 Sep 2011) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
Patrick, R.[M.] & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 1-688.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 September 2011 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Stidolph, S.R. (1994). Observations and remarks on morphology and taxonomy of the diatom genera gyrosigma hassall and pleurosigma w. smith iv. gyrosigma fogedii sp. nov., and some diatoms similar to g. fasciola (ehrenb.) griffith & henfrey. Diatom Research 9(1): 213-224.
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 July 2021.