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Geissleria decussis (Østrup) Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin 1996

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cymbellales
Family Cymbellaceae
Genus Geissleria

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Geissleria decussis (Østrup) Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin
Nevada, USA: 1000x, PC. 20 May 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

Scytonema polycystum Bornet & Flahault

Navicula decussis Østrup Nevada, USA: 1000x, PC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Geissleria decussis (Østrup) Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin 1996: 65, pl. 104: fig. 2; pl. 125: figs 3-6

Published in: Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (1996). Indicators of oligotrophy. 800 taxa representative of three ecologically distinct lake types, carbonate buffered-Oligodystrophic-weakly buffered soft water with 2428 figures on 125 plates. Oligotrophie-Indikatoren. 800 Taxa repräsentativ für drei diverse Seen-Typen: Kalkreich - Oligodystroph - Schwach gepuffertes Weichwasser mit 2428 Figuren auf 125 Tafeln. Iconographia Diatomologica 2: [1]-390, 125 pls., 2 tables.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Geissleria is Geissleria moseri Metzeltin, Witkowski & Lange-Bertalot.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Navigeia decussis (Østrup) Bukhtiyarova

Basionym
Navicula decussis Østrup

Type information
Type locality: Fiskebaek, Denmark (Novais et al. 2013: table 3). Notes: Denmark: Sjaelland (freshwater) (INA).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula exiguiformis f. capitata Hustedt 1944
Placoneis exiguiformis (Hustedt) Lange-Bertalot 2005

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Geissleria decussis (Østrup) Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin)
Atlantic Islands: Azores (Gonçalves, Marques & Fonseca 2010).

Europe: Albania (Somogyi et al. 2013), Black Sea (Zotov 2018), Czech Republic (Veselá & Johansen 2009), Denmark (Novais et al. 2013 ), France (Anon. 2017, Peeters & Ector 2019), Germany (Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016, Cantonati & al. 2017, Reichardt 2018, Hofmann & al. 2018, Stutz & Mattern & al. 2018), Ireland (Wolnik & Carter 2014), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), North Macedonia (Levkov & Williams 2012, Levkov & Williams 2012), Poland (Zelazna-Wieczorek 2011, Bąk et al. 2012), Romania (Buczkó 2016, Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Spain (Aboal, Puig & Soler 1996, Aboal, Marín & Zafra 2003), Ukraine (Kryvosheia & Kapustin 2019).

North America: Arkansas (Smith 2010), Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Mexico (Mora & al. 2017), NW USA (Bahls 2009), Oklahoma (Bergey et al. 2017 ), Tennessee (Johansen & al. 2007), United States of America (Potapova & Charles 2003, Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

South America: Colombia (Montoya-Moreno et al. 2013).

Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo (Stoyneva-Gärtner & Descy 2020), Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), Sudan (Reinhold 1937).

Middle East: Egypt (Khairy & al. 2017), Iran (Kheiri & al. 2018), Israel (Barinova & Romanov 2015, Barinova & Romanov 2015), Turkey (Aysel 2005, Varol & Sen 2014).

South-west Asia: India (Mandal et al. 2020).

Asia: China (Li & Qi 2018), Mongolia (Dorofeyuk & Kulikovskiy 2012), Russia (Kulikovskiy & al. 2016), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Harper & al. 2012), Tasmania (John 2018).

(as Placoneis exiguiformis (Hustedt) Lange-Bertalot)
Africa: Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) (N’Guessan & al. 2018), Democratic Republic of Congo (Stoyneva-Gärtner & Descy 2020).

Source of current name
Bukhtiyarova, L.N. & Pomazkina, G.V. (2013). Bacillariophyta of Lake Baikal. Volume 1. Genera Baikalia, Slavia, Navigeia, Placogeia, Grachevia, Goldfishia, Nadiya, Cymbelgeia. pp. [1]-184, 278 figs in 110 pls. Lviv: Lega-Pres.

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Eberle, M.E. (2008). Recent diatoms reported from the central United States: register of taxa and synonyms. Hays, Kansas: Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.

Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. [1]-656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]

Lange-Bertalot, H. (2001). Navicula sensu stricto. 10 Genera separated from Navicula sensu lato. Frustulia. Diatoms of Europe Vol. 2: diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats. pp. 1-526, 140 pls. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag. K.G.

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Li Jiaying & Qi Yuzao [Li, J.Y. & Qi, Y.Z.] (2018). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XXIII Bacillariophyta Naviculaceae (III). pp. [1-8], i-xxiii, 1-214, pls I-XLVIII. Beijing: Science Press.

Mandal, M., Zelazna-Wieczorek, J. & Sarkar, N.S. (2020). New diatom taxa for the Indian Sundarbans found in short sediment cores. Diatom Research 35(1): [1-18] 17-35.

Novais, M.H., Wetzel, C.E., Van de Vijver, B., Morais, M.M., Hoffmann, L. & Ector, L. (2013). New species and combinations in the genus Geissleria (Bacillariophyceae). Cryptogamie Algologie 34(2): 117-148.

Reichardt, E. (2018). Die Diatomeen im Gebiet der Stadt Treuchtlingen. pp. [1]-576 (Band 1); 579-1184 (Band 2), incl 451 pls. München: Bayerische Botanische Gesellschaft [Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft].

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