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Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cymbellales
Family Gomphonemataceae
Genus Gomphonema

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Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg
Basic power 1000x _Dim. 12 x 53 µm. 05 May 2013. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg
Basic power 1000x _Dim. 12 x 53 µm. 05 May 2013. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Pond, Lugols, 1000x, DIC. 09 Apr 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Pond, Lugols, 1000x, DIC. 09 Apr 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA:. 20 Jul 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA:. 20 Jul 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Wrangelia multifida (Hudson) J.Agardh

Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Pond, Lugols, 1000x, DIC

Publication details
Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg 1832: 88

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1832). Über die Entwickelung und Lebensdauer der Infusionsthiere; nebst ferneren Beiträgen zu einer Vergleichung ihrer organischen Systeme. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Physikalische Klasse 1831: 1-154, pls I-IV.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Gomphonema.

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

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Exilaria panduriformis Ehrenberg 1832
Meridion panduriforme (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1838
Gomphonema laticeps Ehrenberg 1843
Gomphonema acuminatum var. laticeps (Ehrenberg) Grunow 1880
Gomphonema acuminatum f. laticeps (Ehrenberg) Dippel 1905
Gomphonema acuminatum f. laticeps (Ehrenberg) Ant.Mayer 1913

Nomenclatural notes
Further described in Ehrenberg (1838, 217; pl. 18, fig. 4). - (28 Mar 2013) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Berlin (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype fide Jahn & Kusber 2004: BHUPM specimen "b", right cell on Ehrenberg's drawing sheet No. 678 (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Belgium (Denys 200), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014), Britain (Hartley, Ross & Williams 1986, Hartley et al. 1996, Whitton et al. 2003), Czech Republic (Veselá & Johansen 2009), France (Bertrand et al. 2015, Fayolle et al. 2016 , Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova et al. 2011, Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2014), Germany (Reichardt 1984, Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016), Ireland (Foged 1977, Wolnik & Carter 2014), Macedonia (Levkov & Williams 2012), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Poland (Wołowski & Kowalska 2009, Zelazna-Wieczorek 2011, Bąk et al. 2012), Portugal (Kermarrec et al. 2011), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Stenina & Patova 2007, Stenina 2007), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016, Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982, Aboal 1989b, Cantoral-Uriza & Aboal 2008), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005).

Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Foged 1974, Ettl & Gärtner 1995).

North America: Alaska (Foged 1981), Arkansas (Smith 2010), Canada (Mather et al. 2010), Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Mexico (Figueroa-Torres et al. 2015), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), NW USA (Bahls 2009), Oklahoma (Bergey et al. 2017), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), Tennessee (Johansen et al. 2007), United States of America (Patrick & Reimer 1975, Ettl & Gärtner 1995, Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Bicudo, Côrte-Real & Martau 1973, Eskinazi-Leça et al. 2010, Costa et al. 2016), Colombia (Montoya-Moreno et al. 2013).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2009), Iran (Afsharzadeh et al. 2003, Nejadsattari 2005), Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013), Turkey (Asia) (Ersnali & Gonulol 2007).

Asia: China (Shi et al. 2004, Hu & Wei 2006, Fan & Liu 2016), Korea (Joh 2011), Lake Baikal (Lobban 2015), Mongolia (Edlund et al. 2001), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), New South Wales (Day et al. 1995), Queensland (Day et al. 1995, Bostock & Holland 2010), Victoria (Day et al. 1995).

Pacific Islands: Hawaiian Islands (Sherwood 2004).

(as Gomphonema laticeps Ehrenberg)
North America: Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

(as Gomphonema acuminatum var. laticeps (Ehrenberg) Grunow)
Europe: Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982).

South America: Brazil (Bicudo, Côrte-Real & Martau 1973).

Key references
Aboal, M., Alvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Cantonati, M., Kelly, M.G. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species. pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Eberle, M.E. (2008). Recent diatoms reported from the central United States: register of taxa and synonyms. Hays, Kansas: Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.

Ehrenberg, C.G. (1838). Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen: Ein Blick in das tiefere organische Leben der Natur. pp. i-xviii, [1-4], 1-547, [1]. Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss.

Ehrenberg, C.G. (1838). [Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen.] Atlas. pp. pls I-LXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss.

Geissler, U., Jahn, R. & Kusber, W.-H. (2006). The diatom flora of Berlin (Germany): a spotlight on some documented taxa as a case study on historical biodiversity. Proceedings of the International Diatom Symposium 18: 91-105.

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.

Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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.

Jahn, R. & Kusber, W.H. (2004). Algae of the Ehrenberg collection - 1. Typification of 32 names of diatom taxa described by C.G. Ehrenberg. Willdenowia 34(2): 577-595, 1 table.

Joh, G. (2011). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 3, Number 4. Chrysophyta: Bacillariophyceae: Pennales: Raphidineae: Naviculaceae: Cymbella, Cymbopleura, Encyonema, Encyonopsis, Reimeria, Gomphonema. Freshwater diatoms IV. pp. [1-6] 1-70, figs 1-15. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Kermarrec, L., Ector, L., Bouchez, A., Rimet, F. & Hoffmann, L. (2011). A preliminary phylogenetic analysis of the Cymbellales based on 18S rDNA gene sequencing . Diatom Research 26(3): 305-315.

Kulikovskiy, M.S., Kociolek, J.P., Solak, C.N. & Kuznetsova, I. (2015). The diatom genus Gomphonema Ehrenberg in Lake Baikal. II. Revision of taxa from Gomphonema acuminatum and Gomphonema truncatum-capitatum complexes. Phytotaxa 233(3): 251-272, 301 figs.

Levkov, Z., Mitic-Kopanja, D. & Reichardt, E. (2016). The diatom genus Gomphonema in the Republic of Macedonia. In: Diatoms of Europe. Diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats. Volume 8. (Lange-Bertalot, H. Eds), pp. 1-552. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Saunders, K., Lane, C., Cook, S., McMinn, A. & Hallaegraeff, G.M. (2010). Benthic diatoms. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters . (Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 83-144. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

Siver, P.A., Hamilton, P.B., Stachura-Suchoples & Kociolek, J.P. (2005). Diatoms of North America. The freshwater flora of Cape Cod. Iconographia Diatomologica 14: 1-463, 1075 figs in 94 pls.

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Chudaev, D.A., J.P.Kociolek & M.A.Gololobova (2014). Gomphonema megalobrebissonii sp. nov.: a new large-celled taxon in species complex around G. acuminatum from the sediments of Lake Glubokoe (European Russia). Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 143: 255-269, 50 fig.
Kulikovskiy, M.S., Kociolek, J.P., Solak, C.N. & Kuznetsova, I. (2015). The diatom genus Gomphonema Ehrenberg in Lake Baikal. II. Revision of taxa from Gomphonema acuminatum and Gomphonema truncatum-capitatum complexes. Phytotaxa 233(3): 251-272, 301 figs.
Reichardt, E. (1999). Zur Revision der Gattung Gomphonema. Die Arten um G. affine/insigne, G. angustatum/micropus, G. acuminatum sowie gomphonemoide Diatomeen aus dem Oberoligozän in Böhmen. Iconographia Diatomologica 8: 1-203.

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