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Skeletonema menzelii Guillard, Carpenter & Reimann 1974

Publication details
Skeletonema menzelii Guillard, Carpenter & Reimann 1974: 135, figs 1-9

Published in: Guillard, R.R.L., Carpenter, E.J. & Reimann, B.E.F. (1974). Skeletonema menzelii sp nov., a new diatom from the western Atlantic Ocean. Phycologia 13(2): 131-138, 12 figs.
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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: Western Sargasso Sea (32°10'N, 64°30'W) (Guillard, Carpenter & Reimann 1974). Holotype: fig. 5: Dr David W. Menzel; 22 May 1959; at a depth of 100 m. (Guillard, Carpenter & Reimann 1974: 135, fig. 5). Notes: Living specimens of clone Men-5 at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

Hevia-Orube, J., Orive, E. David, H., Laza-Martinez, A. & Seone, S. (2016). Skeletonema species in a temperate estuary: a morphological, molecular and physiological approach. Diatom Research 31(3): 185-197.

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.

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Guillard, R.R.L., Carpenter, E.J. & Reimann, B.E.F. (1974). Skeletonema menzelii sp nov., a new diatom from the western Atlantic Ocean. Phycologia 13(2): 131-138, 12 figs.

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