Climacosphenia moniligera Ehrenberg Valve view__400x__Dim. 42 x 387 µm
Climacosphenia moniligera Ehrenberg 1843: 411 (123), pl. 2: fig. 6/1
Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd-und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-466, pls 1-4.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Climacosphenia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cuba; Vera Cruz, Mexico (Silva 1996-to date).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Climacosphenia moniligera Ehrenberg)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982).
South-east Asia: Singapore (Pham et al. 2011).
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. -264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.
Höbel, P. & Sterrenburg, F.A.S. (2011). UV photomicrography of diatoms. Diatom Research 26(1): 13-19.
Created: 22 September 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 February 2017 by Robert Lavigne
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Booth, W.E. (1986). Navicula climacospheniae sp. nov., an endophytic diatom inhabiting the stalk of Climacosphenia moniligera Ehrenberg. Nova Hedwigia 42(2): 295-300.
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Robert Lavigne in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 May 2017.