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Stauropsis membranacea (Cleve) Meunier 1910

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Naviculales
Suborder Naviculineae
Family Plagiotropidaceae
Genus Stauropsis

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Stauropsis membranacea (Cleve) Meunier
Prominent central nucleus visible in this bright field shot.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Stauropsis membranacea (Cleve) Meunier
The chloroplasts of this species form characteristic ribbon-like structures, which make it readily identifiable.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Plumariella yoshikawae Okamura

Stauroneis membranacea (Cleve) Hustedt The chloroplasts of this species form characteristic ribbon-like structures, which make it readily identifiable.
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Stauropsis membranacea (Cleve) Meunier 1910: 319, pl. 33: figs 37-40

Published in: Meunier, A. (1910). Microplancton des Mers de Barents et de Kara. Duc d'Orleans Campagne Arctique de 1907. pp. 1-355, pls I-XXXVII [Atlas]. Bruxelles: Imprimerie Scientifique Charles Bulens, Éditeur.
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Type species
This is the type species (non designatus) of the genus Stauropsis.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Meuniera membranacea (Cleve) P.C.Silva

Basionym
Navicula membranacea Cleve

Type information
Type locality: England: off Plymouth: W of Scotland (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

Key references
Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

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