Epithemia turgida   (Ehrenberg) Kutzing,  1844 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Rhopalodiales
Family:Rhopalodiaceae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Navicula turgida Ehrenberg, 1830
Cymbella turgida (Ehrenberg) Hassall, 1845
Cystopleura turgida (Ehrenberg) Kuntze, 1891

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park INDIA (Record: 00/12/2004-00/07/2005)
• South West Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Palanisamy, M (2007) Diatom flora in the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, South Andaman Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu, India 29(1 & 2) 145-149 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Wagner, R Microscopy of little plants and animals Available at - http://www.dr-ralf-wagner.de/index-englisch.htm
  • Gopinathan, CP (1984) A systematic account of the littoral diatoms of the southwest coast of India Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 26(1&2) 2-31 Available at - NIO, Goa

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