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Skeletonema pseudocostatum Medlin 1991

Publication details
Skeletonema pseudocostatum Medlin in Medlin & al. 1991: 522, figs 9-17

Published in: Medlin, L.K., Elwood, H.J., Stickel, S. & Sogin, M.L. (1991). Morphological and genetic variaton within the diatom Skeletonema costatum (Bacillariophyta): evidence for a new species, Skeletonema pseudocostatum. Journal of Phycology 27: 514-524, 18 figs, 5 tables.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Skeletonema is Skeletonema costatum (Greville) Cleve.

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

Type information
Type locality: Hacking River, NSW Australia (Medlin, Elwood, Stickel & Sogin 1991: 522). Holotype: BM 81754 (Medlin, Elwood, Stickel & Sogin 1991: 522).

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

Distributional notes
Graham et al. (2015) note that this is generally marine but record it from a lake in Wisconsin. - (5 Aug 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Emended by Zingone & Sarno (Sarno et al., 2005: 162, 164, Fig. 7, A-I).

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Key references
Alverson, A.J. & Kolnick, L. (2005). Intragenomic nucleotide polymorphism among small subunit (18S) rDNA paralogs in the diatom genus Skeletonema (Bacillariophyta). Journal of Phycology 41: 1248-1257.

Bergesch, M., Garcia, M. & Odebrecht, C. (2009). Diversity and morphology of Skeletonema species in southern Brazil, southwestern Atlantic Ocean (note). Journal of Phycology 45(6): 1348-1352.

Gu, H., Zhang, X., Sun, J. & Luo.Z. (2012). Diversity and seasonal occurrence of Skeletonema (Bacillariophyta) species in Xiamen Harbour and surrounding seas, China. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(3): 245-263.

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.

Kaczmarska, I., Beaton, M., Benoit, A.C. & Medlin, L.K. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of selected members of the order Thalassiosirales (Bacillariophyta) and evolution of the fultoportula. Journal of Phycology 42: 121-138.

Sarno, D., Kooistra, W.H.C.F., Medlin, L.K., Percopo, I. & Zingone, A. (2005). Diversity in the genus Skeletonema (Bacillariophyceae): II. An assessment of the taxonomy of S. costatum-like species, with the description of four new species. Journal of Phycology 41: 151-176.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 October 2012 by G.M. Guiry

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References
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Medlin, L.K., Elwood, H.J., Stickel, S. & Sogin, M.L. (1991). Morphological and genetic variaton within the diatom Skeletonema costatum (Bacillariophyta): evidence for a new species, Skeletonema pseudocostatum. Journal of Phycology 27: 514-524, 18 figs, 5 tables.

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