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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudo-nitzschia calliantha Lundholm, Moestrup & Hasle, 2003 
AphiaID: 246605

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterokonta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOchrophyta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKhakista > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBacillariophyceae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBacillariophycidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBacillariophycanae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBacillariales > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBacillariaceae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudo-nitzschia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudo-nitzschia calliantha
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudo-nitzschia H.Peragallo, 1900
Sources  original description Lundholm, N., Moestrup, Ø., Hasle G.R. & Hoef-Emden, K. 2003. A study of the Pseudonitzschia pseudodelicatissima/ complex (Bacillariophyceae): what is P. pseudodelicatissima? J. Phycol. 39: 797-813. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution  Trusted: edited by a thematic editortype locality Ejby, Sealand [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Canada
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCanadian Atlantic Coast [details]
Denmark
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDenmark [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Catalogue of Diatom Names (CAS) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (112 nucleotides; 9 proteins) 
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDistribution Probably cosmopolitan. It has been recorded from both cold water and warm water areas and from both hemispheres.  [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorHarmful effect Strains from e.g. Canada, Chile, Denmark and Tunisia has been found to produce domoic acid. The amounts of DA vary from undetectable up to 0.221 pg cell-1. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMorphology P. calliantha belong to the morphological P. pseudodelicatissima-complex, comprising species with narrow valves (ca. 1.5-2.5µm), a central nodule and uniseriate striae.
P. calliantha is mainly characterised by
* narrow valve width: 1.3-1.8µm
* poroids with several sectors (4-10) [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTaxonomy P. calliantha has previously been included in P. pseudodelicatissima sensu lato. At least some of the material described as toxic in previous references (as P. pseudodelicatissima) belong to P. calliantha[details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Morphological details of Pseudo-nitzschia calliantha
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246605
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Date   action   by
2007-09-25 15:09:59Z  created  Vanhoorne, Bart
2008-11-17 15:57:26Z  checked  Moestrup, Øjvind
  
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  Citation: HABs (2014). Pseudo-nitzschia calliantha Lundholm, Moestrup & Hasle, 2003. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: Moestrup, Ø., Akselman, R., Cronberg, G., Elbraechter, M., Fraga, S., Halim, Y., Hansen, G., Hoppenrath, M., Larsen, J., Lundholm, N., Nguyen, L. N., Zingone, A. (Eds) (2014) IOC-UNESCO Taxonomic Reference List of Harmful Micro Algae at http://www.marinespecies.org/HAB/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=246605 on 2014-12-19
  

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