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Synedropsis hyperborea (Grunow) G.R.Hasle, Medlin & E.E.Syvertsen 1994

Publication details
Synedropsis hyperborea (Grunow) G.R.Hasle, Medlin & E.E.Syvertsen 1994: 249, figs 1-12, 17-21, 24-26, 31-38, 45-47 & 142a

Published in: Hasle, G.R., Medlin, L.K. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1994). Synedropsis gen. nov., a genus of araphid diatoms associated with sea ice. Phycologia 33(4): 248-270, 142 figs, 2 tables.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Synedropsis.

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

Synedra hyperborea Grunow

Type information
[34476]Type locality: Franz Josef Land (74º48'4"N, 54º52'8"E) (Hasle, Medlin & Syvertsen 1994: 249). Lectotype: W Grunow slide 2550 c, Franz Josef Land No. 2. 2/8 872. 431/67 (Hindák 1996: 249).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), belonging to the extreme north, northern (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Synedra hyperborea Grunow 1884

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Synedra hyperborea var. rostellata Grunow 1884
Synedra hyperborea var. flexuosa Grunow 1884

Distributional notes
An Arctic, planktonic as well as epiphytic, circumpolar species, associated with sea ice and Melosira arctica (Hasle et al. 1994). - (15 Apr 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Synedra hyperborea Grunow)
Arctic: Arctic Russia (Hasle, Medlin & Syvertsen 1994).

Europe: Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986, Whitton & al. 2003).

North America: Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

(as Synedra hyperborea var. rostellata Grunow)
North America: Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

(as Synedropsis hyperborea (Grunow) G.R.Hasle, Medlin & E.E.Syvertsen)
Arctic: Arctic Russia (Hasle, Medlin & Syvertsen 1994), Barents Sea (Hasle, Medlin & Syvertsen 1994), Beaufort Sea (Balzano et al. 2017), Nunavut (Hasle, Medlin & Syvertsen 1994).

Atlantic Islands: Greenland (Hasle, Medlin & Syvertsen 1994).

Europe: Norway (Hasle, Medlin & Syvertsen 1994), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

North America: Canada (Mather & al. 2010), Nova Scotia (Kim, Garbary & McLachlan 2004).

Key references
Balzano, S., Percopo, I., Siano, R., Gourvil, P., Chanoine, M., Marie, D., Vaulot, D. & Sarno, D. (2017). Morphological and genetic diversity of Beaufort sea diatoms with high contributions from the Chaetoceros neogracilis species complex. Journal of Phycology 53(1): 161-187.

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

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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