Taxon Account

Cyclotella meneghiniana Kützing; 1844; 50

Key references

Håkansson H. 2002. A compilation and evaluation of species in the genera Stephanodiscus, Cyclostephanos and Cyclotella with a new genus in the family Stephanodiscaceae. Diatom Research. 17(1): 1-139.

Houk V., Klee R., Tanaka H. 2010. Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions, 3. Stephanodiscaceae A, Cyclotella, Tertiarius, Discostella. Fottea (Supplement). 10: 1–498.

Morphology

Size
Diameter 5-43 µm (Krammer & Lange-Bertalot 1991).

Shape
Valves circular.

Valve
A well-defined marginal zone with striae and a central area without features visible in LM except the tangential undulation of the valve surface.

Striae
Striae 6-10/10 µm, internally long alveolar chambers.


SEM morphology
Central fultoportulae.

Marginal fultoportulae almost on every costa.

One marginal rimoportula.

Surface of the central area smooth or colliculate on the outside; smooth internally.

Literature

References are given in chronological order.

Reference
Citation
Kützing F.T. 1844. Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. Fr. Fritsch, Nordhausen. 152 pp; 30 pls Description; Morphology; Illustrations
Krammer K., Lange-Bertalot H. 1991. Süßwasserflora Mitteleuropas. Bacillariophyceae. 3. Teil. Centrales, Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae. Eds Ettl H., Gerloff J., Heynig H., Mollenhauer D., Gustav Fischer Verlag, Stuttgart. 576 pp Morphology; Type Illustration
Håkansson H. 2002. A compilation and evaluation of species in the genera Stephanodiscus, Cyclostephanos and Cyclotella with a new genus in the family Stephanodiscaceae. Diatom Research. 17(1): 1-139. Type Illustration; Morphology; Ecology; Taxonomy
Beszteri B., Ács É., Medlin L.K. 2005. Conventional and geometric morphometric studies of valve ultrastructural variation in two closely related Cyclotella species (Bacillariophyta). European Journal of Phycology. 40(1): 89-103. Morphology; Illustrations
Houk V., Klee R., Tanaka H. 2010. Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions, 3. Stephanodiscaceae A, Cyclotella, Tertiarius, Discostella. Fottea (Supplement). 10: 1–498. Morphology; Illustrations
Bak M., Witkowski A., Zelazna-Wieczorek J., Wojtal A.Z., Szczepocka E., Szulc A., Szulc B. 2012. Klucz do oznaczania okrzemek w fitobentosie na potrzeby oceny stanu ekologicznego wód powierzchniowych w Polsce. Biblioteka Monitoringu Środowiska; Warsaw. 452 pp; 87 pls Morphology; Illustrations
Kiss K.T., Klee R., Ector L., Ács E. 2012. Centric diatoms of large rivers and tributaries in Hungary: morphology and biogeographic distribution. Acta Botanica Croatica. 71(2): 1-53. Morphology; Illustrations
This page should be cited as:

Carter C. F., Jüttner I. Cyclotella meneghiniana Kützing; 1844; 50. In: Jüttner I., Carter C., Chudaev D., Cox E.J., Ector L., Jones V., Kelly M.G., Kennedy B., Mann D.G., Turner J. A., Van de Vijver B., Wetzel C.E., Williams D.M.. Freshwater Diatom Flora of Britain and Ireland. Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales. Available online at https://naturalhistory.museumwales.ac.uk/diatoms/browsespecies.php?-recid=3699. [Accessed:  ].

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