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Type analysis of Cymbella schubartii and two new Encyonopsis species (Bacillariophyceae) from southeastern Brazil

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Author(s):
Wengrat, Simone [1] ; Marquardt, Gisele C. [1] ; Bicudo, Denise C. [1] ; Bicudo, Carlos E. De M. [1] ; Wetzel, Carlos E. [2] ; Ector, Luc [2]
Total Authors: 6
Affiliation:
[1] Inst Bot, Dept Ecol, BR-04301012 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[2] LIST, Environm Res & Innovat ERIN Dept, L-4422 Belvaux - Luxembourg
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: PHYTOTAXA; v. 221, n. 3, p. 247-264, AUG 4 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 8
Abstract

The type material of Cymbella schubartii was studied in order to clarify the differences and similarities within the complex of Encyonopsis species observed in southeastern Brazilian water bodies. Detailed examination using light and scanning electron microscopy of modern populations led us to propose two new Encyonopsis species, which are here described in details. Morphometric analysis of the valve shape supported the separation of four species: Encyonopsis schubartii, E. difficilis, E. sanctipaulensis, sp. nov. and E. linensis, sp. nov. Additionally, Cymbella perpusilla var. moreirae is formally transferred to the genus Encyonopsis. Regarding their ecological preferences, these species were found in rivers and reservoirs, especially in oligotrophic and oligo-mesotrophic environments. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 09/03950-4 - Diatoms biodiversity and distribution in the Billings Reservoir, Sao Paulo (Brazil): influence of habitat and system compartimentalization
Grantee:Simone Wengrat
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master
FAPESP's process: 10/14658-0 - The order Cymbellales (Bacillariophyceae) in the State of São Paulo: floristic survey
Grantee:Gisele Carolina Marquardt
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master
FAPESP's process: 98/04955-3 - Algaflora of the State of São Paulo
Grantee:Carlos Eduardo de Mattos Bicudo
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 12/25366-5 - Shifts in present-day and pre-eutrophic diatom assemblages in reservoirs of different trophic status (upper Tietê River and surrounding drainage basins)
Grantee:Simone Wengrat
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 09/53898-9 - Paleolimnological reconstruction of Guarapiranga Reservoir and diagnostic of the water and sediment quality of SPMR water supply reservoirs facing their management
Grantee:Carlos Eduardo de Mattos Bicudo
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants