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Diploneis didyma (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg

Publication details
Diploneis didyma (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1839: pl. 18: fig. 69; pl. 39: fig. 3(2), fig. 27

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1839). Über die Bildung der Kreidefelsen und des Kreidemergels durch unsichtbare Organismen. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1838: 59-147, pls I-IV, tables 1, 2.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Diploneis.

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

Basionym
Pinnularia didyma Ehrenberg

Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), twin.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula didymus Ehrenberg 1840
Pinnularia didyma Ehrenberg 1844

Taxonomic notes
Diploneis didymus ('didyma') (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1845. Basionym [not cited]: see Navicula didymus Ehrenberg 1840 (INA). - (12 Jan 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Living also in brackish water - (31 Jan 2017) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Diploneis didyma (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Skulberg 1996).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014), Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley, Ross & Williams 1986, Hartley et al. 1996), France (Méléder et al. 2007 , Fayolle et al. 2016 , Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Scholz & Liebezeit 2012), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Spain (Varela 1982, Aboal 1986, Aboal 1987, Tomás 1987, Aboal 1988a, Aboal 1989b, Aboal, Puig & Prefasi 1998, Trobajo 2003).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, Ojeda Rodríguez, Gil-Rodríguez & Moreira-Reyes 2005, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Madeira (Kaufmann, Santos & Maranhão 2015).

North America: Alaska (Foged 1981), California (Patrick & Reimer 1966), Canada (Mather et al. 2010), Florida (Patrick & Reimer 1966), Mexico (López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016).

South America: Brazil (Costa et al. 2016, Pacheco et al. 2016).

Africa: Egypt (Nassar & Khairy 2014).

South-west Asia: Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), Australian Capital Territory (Day et al. 1995), New Zealand (Harper et al. 2012).

(as Navicula didymus Ehrenberg)
Europe: Britain (Hartley et al. 1996).

North America: South Carolina (Plante et al. 2010).

South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça et al. 2010).

Key references
Cleve, P.T. (1894). Synopsis of the naviculoid diatoms. Part I. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, series 4 26(2): 1-194, 5 pl.

Ehrenberg, C.G. (1839). Über die Bildung der Kreidefelsen und des Kreidemergels durch unsichtbare Organismen. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1838: 59-147, pls I-IV, tables 1, 2.

Ehrenberg, C.G. (1845). Vorläufige zweite Mettheilung über die weitere Erkenntnifs der Beziehungen des kleinsten organischen Lebens zu den vulkanischen Massen der Erde. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königlich-Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1845: 133-157.

Hartley, B., Barber, H.G., Carter, J.R. & Sims, P.A. [eds] (1996). An atlas of British diatoms. pp. 1-601, 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

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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