Pauliella taeniata (Grunow) Round et Basson 1997

Synonym(s): Achnanthes taeniata Grunow in Cleve & Grunow 1880 , Achnanthes hyperborea (Grunow) Grunow 1884

Life-form: Ribbon-shaped colonies

Size: Apical axis 10-40 µm, transapical axis 4-6 µm

Resting spore: +

Note: Recorded in Skagerrak by Lange et al. (1992)

Distinctive features:

Similar species:

Distribution: Northern coldwater region and the Baltic Sea ( Hasle & Syvertsen 1996)

Cleve, P. & Grunow, A. 1880. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der arctischen Diatomeen. Kongl. Svensk. Vet.-Akad. Handl. 17(2): 1-121.

Hasle, G. R. & Syvertsen, E. E. 1996. Marine diatoms. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, p. 5-385.

Lange, C. B., Hasle, G. R. & Syvertsen, E. E. 1992. Seasonal cycle of diatoms in the Skagerrak, North Atlantic, with emphasis on the period 1980-1990. Sarsia. 77: 173-187.

Round, F. E. & Basson, P.W. 1997. A new monoraphid genus (Pogoneis) from Bahrain and the transfer of previously described species A. hungarica and A. taeniata to new genera. Diatom Research.12: 71-81.

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