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Fragilariopsis oceanica (Cleve) Hasle 1965

Publication details
Fragilariopsis oceanica (Cleve) Hasle 1965: 11

Published in: Hasle, G.R. (1965). Nitzschia and Fragilariopsis species studied in the light and electron microscopes. III. The genus Fragilariopsis. Skr. Norske Vidensk.-Acad. Oslo, Mat,-Naturvidensk. Kl., ser 2 21: 1-49.

Publication date: 1965

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.

Basionym
Fragilaria oceanica Cleve

Type information
Type locality: Davis Strait, 63º30'N, 52º40'W (Lundholm & Hasle 2010: 442). Holotype: S MIC523 (Lundholm & Hasle 2010: 442).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the ocean (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fragilaria oceanica Cleve 1873

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fragilaria arctica Grunow 1880
Nitzschia grunowii Hasle 1972

Distributional notes
This species has a circumpolar distribution in the high Arctic being represented in the Atlantic Ocean as well as the Pacific Ocean; its status as a northern cold water or Arctic species is substantiated (Lundholm & Hasle 2010: 443). Denmark Strait and Barents Sea (Lundholm & Hasle 2010: 443). - (29 Sep 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Commonly associated with ice (Lundholm & Hasle 2010: 457). - (30 Sep 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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

Lundholm, N. & Hasle, G.R. (2010). Fragilariopsis (Bacillariophyceae) of the Northern Hemisphere - morphology, taxonomy, phylogeny and distribution, with a description of F. pacifica sp. nov.. Phycologia 49(5): 438-460.

Quillfeldt, C.H. von (2001). Identification of some easily confused common diatom species in Arctic spring blooms. Botanica Marina 44: 375-389.

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.

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

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