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Odontella litigiosa (Van Heurck) Hoban 1980

Publication details
Odontella litigiosa (Van Heurck) Hoban 1980: 598, figs 27-38

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Odontella is Odontella aurita (Lyngbye) C.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Biddulphia litigiosa Van Heurck

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Biddulphia litigiosa Van Heurck 1909

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Biddulphia polymorpha Manguin 1915

Habitat notes
Marine species, epiphytic or attached to other substrata, also found in plankton. Rare to very rare on Delesseria lancifolia, Hymenocladiopsis crustigena, Palmaria decipiens and Phycodrys austrogeorgica (Al-Handal & Wulff 2008). - (7 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Al-Handal, A.Y. & Wulff, A. (2008). Marine epiphytic diatoms from the shallow sublittoral zone in Potter Cove, King George Island, Antarctica. Botanica Marina 51: 411-435.

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

Created: 12 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy

Verified by: 07 May 2010 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Longhi, M.L., Schloss, I.R. & Wiencke, C. (2003). Effect of irradiance and temperature on photosynthesis and growth of two Antarctic benthic diatoms, Gyrosigma subsalinum and Odontella litigiosa. Botanica Marina 46: 276-284.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 November 2020.

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