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Fragilariopsis ritscheri Hustedt

Publication details
Fragilariopsis ritscheri Hustedt 1958: 164, pl. 11, figs 133-136; pl. 12, fig. 153

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Fragilariopsis is Fragilariopsis antarctica (Castracane) Hustedt.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitzschia ritscheri (Hustedt) Hasle 1972

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fragilaria sublinearis var. ambigua Peragallo 1921

Nomenclatural notes
1958: 205, figs 16,17 (INA). - (21 Nov 2018) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Antarctic, S. Atlantic, 69°43'S.-49°S. (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Key references
Beszteri, B., Allen, C., Almandoz, G.O., Armand, L., Barcena, M. Á., Cantzler, H., Crosta, X., Esper, O., Jordan, R.W., kauer, G., Klaas, C., Kloster, M., Leventer, A., Pike, J. & Herández, A.S.R. (2018). Quantitative comparison of taxa and taxon concepts in the diatom genus Fragilariopsis: a case study on using slide scanning, multiexpert image annotation, and image analysis in taxonomy. Journal of Phycology 54(5): 703-719.

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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