Navicula fastuosa 1840
Surirella fastuosa (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg Alboran Sea, Marine sample; Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 75µm length, stacked in Photoshop
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Navicula fastuosa Ehrenberg 1840: 214
Published in: Ehrenberg, [C.G.] (1840). [Characteristik von 274 neuen Arten von Infusorien]. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königlich-Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1840: 197-219.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Campylodiscus neofastuosus Ruck & Nakov
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), proud.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Watanabe (2012: 1266), Ehrenberg (1840) initially described Surirella fastuosa as Navicula fastuosa from Tjorn, Sweden without illustration, but later (Ehrenberg 1843) published drawings showing both hetero- and isopolar valves. The localities of these specimens were different from that of the type and the identity of S. fastuosa remains to be determined. - (29 Jan 2013) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ad insulam nomine Tjorn in mari boreali [Tjörn I., Bohuslän, Sweden] (Index Nominum Algarum: 214). Notes: Watanabe (2012: 1266) could not find any Surirella species on the Tjorn disks in the Ehrenberg collection, Berlin. The original material from which the disks were made was collected by Mr. Eckstrom of Gothenburg, sent to Berlin via Mr. Berzelius (Ehrenberg 1841), and recorded in "Clara's index (Lazarus and Jahn 1998) with index no. 2318. However, the material is not present today. Ehrenberg made several drawings under the name of Navicula (Surirella) fastuosa, but the specimens illustrated were not from Tjorn. A neotype will be necessary for this species and a formal taxonomic proposal will be made in a subsequent paper (in preparation) (Watanabe et al., 2012: 1266).
Source of current name
Ruck, E.C., Nakov, T., Alverson, A.J. & Theriot, E.C. (2016). Nomenclatural transfers associated with the phylogenetic reclassification of the Surirellales and Rhopalodiales. Notulae Algarum 10: 1-4.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 May 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in 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.