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Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Grunow ex Cleve) Hasle 1993

Publication details
Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Grunow ex Cleve) Hasle 1993: 319

Published in: Hasle, G.R. (1993). Nomenclatural notes on marine planktonic diatoms. The family Bacillariaceae. In: P.A. Sims (ed.), Progress in diatom studies, Contributions to taxonomy, ecology and nomenclature. Special volume in honour of Robert Ross on the occasion of his 80th Birthday. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 106: 315-321.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pseudo-nitzschia is Pseudo-nitzschia seriata (Cleve) H.Peragallo.

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

Nitzschia pungens Grunow ex Cleve

Type information
Japan (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), sharp-pointed, pricking, piercing, terminating in a hard sharp point (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitzschia pungens Grunow ex Cleve 1897

Usage notes
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Ajani, P., Murray, S., Hallegraeff, G., Lundholm, N., Gillings, M., Brett, S. & Armand, L. (2013). The diatom genus Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) in New South Wales, Australia: morphotaxonomy, molecular phylogeny, toxicity, and distribution. Journal of Phycology 49(4): 765-785.

Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Casteleyn, G., Leliaert, F., Backeljau, T., Debeer A-E., Kotaki, Y., Rhodes, L., Lundholm, N., Sabbe, S. & Vyverman, W. (2010). Limits to gene flow in a cosmopolitan marine planktonic diatom. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107: 12952-12957.

Chepurnov, V.A., Mann, D.G., Sabbe, K., Vannerum, K., Casteleyn, G., Verleyen, E., Peperzak, L. & Vyverman, W. (2006). Sexual reproduction, mating system, chloroplast dynamics and abrupt cell size reduction in Pseudo-nitzschia pungens from the North Sea (Bacillariophyta). European Journal of Phycology 40(4): 379-395.

Churro, C.I., Carreira Cátia, C., Rodrigues, F.J., Craveiro, S.C., Calado, A.J., Casteleyn, G. & Lundholm, N. (2009). Diversity and abundance of potentially toxic Pseudo-nitzschia Peragallo in Aveiro coastal lagoon, Portugal and description of a new variety, P. pungens var. aveirensis var. nov. Diatom Research 24(1): 35-62.

Evans, K.M., Kühn, S.F. & Hayes, P.K. (2005). High levels of genetic diversity and low levels of genetic differentiation in North Sea Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Bacillariophyceae) populations. Journal of Phycology 41: 506-514.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Hasle, G.R. & Lundholm, N. (2005). Pseudo-nitzschia seriata f. obtusa (Bacillariophyceae) raised in tank based on morphological, phylogenetic and distributional data. Phycologia 44: 608-619.

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

Jameson, I. & Hallegraeff, G.M. (2010). Planktonic diatoms. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters. (Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 16-82. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

Kim, J.H., Park, B.S., Kim, J.H., Wang, P. & Han, M.S. (2015). Intraspecific diversity and distribution of the cosmopolitan species Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Bacillariophyceae): morphology, genetics, and ecophysiology of the three clades. Journal of Phycology 51(1): 159-172.

Lang, I. & Kaczmarska, I. (2012). Morphological and molecular identity of diatoms cells retrieved from ship ballast tanks destined for Vancouver, Canada. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 141: 515-534, 15 figs.

Larsen, J. & Nguyen-Ngoc, L. [eds.] (2004). Potentially toxic microalgae of Vietnamese waters. Opera Botanica 140: 5-216. [in English and Vietnamese]

Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.

Lim, H.-C., Leaw, C.-P., Nyun-Pau, S., Teng, S.-T., Usup, G., Mohammad-Noor, N., Lundholm, N., Kotaki, Y. & Lim, P.-T. (2012). Morphology and molecular characterization of Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) from Malaysian Borneo, including the new species Pseudo-nitzschia circumpora sp. nov.. Journal of Phycology 48(5): 1232-1247.

Lundholm, N., Moestrup, O., Kotaki, Y., Hoef-Emden, K., Scholin, C. & Miller, P. (2006). Inter- and intraspecific variation of the Pseudo-nitzschia delicatissima-complex (Bacillariophyceae) illustrated by rRNA probes, morphological data and phylogenetic analyses. Journal of Phycology 42: 464-481.

Moschandreou, K.K. & Nikolaidis, G. (2010). The genus Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) in Greek coastal waters. Botanica Marina 53(2): 159-172.

Orive, E., Laza-Martínez, A., Seoane, S., Alonso, A., Andrade, R. & Miguel, I. (2010). Diversity of Pseudo-nitzschia in the Southeastern Bay of Biscay. Diatom Research 25(1): 125-145.

Snoeijs, P. & Balashova, N. (1998). Intercalibration and distribution of diatom species in the Baltic Sea The Baltic Marine Biologists Publication No. 16e. Vol. 5 pp. 1-144, 1 fig, 6 tables, 101 plates. Uppsala: Opulus Press.

Stonik, I,V., Orlova, T.Y. & Lundholm, N. (2011). Diversity of Pseudo-nitzschia H. Peragallo from the western North Pacific. Diatom Research 26(1): 121-134.

Teng, S.T., Leaw, C.P., Lim, H.C. & Lim, P.T. (2013). The genus Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) in Malaysia, including new records and a key to species inferred from morphology-based phylogeny. Botanica Marina 56(4): 375-398.

Tenorio, C., Uribe, E., Gil-Kodaka, P., Blanco, J. & Álvarez, G. (2016). Morphological and toxicological studies of Pseudo-nitzschia species from the central coast of Peru. Diatom Research 31(4): 331-338, 7 figures, 3 tables.

Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: [1]-557, 235 pls.

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Adams, N.G., Trainer, V.L., Rocap, G., Herwig, R.P. & Hauser, L. (2009). Genetic population structure of Pseudo-nitzchia pungens (Bacillariophyceae) from the Pacific Northwest and the North Sea. Journal of Phycology 45(5): 1037-1045.

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