Sources and Credits ... Category name: Centric: x Ditylum brightwellii Ditylum sp. Toxicity of Heavy Metals to the Marine Diatom Ditylum Brightwellii (West) Grunow: Correlation between Toxicity and Metal Speciation - Volume 60 Issue 1 - G. S. Canterford, D. R. Canterford Order: Biddulphiales. Notes 2 Description 3. Fragillaria striatula. Phytoplankton - Diatoms Page 5 Fragillariopsis sp. Lauderia annulata Lioloma pacificum Navicula sp. Spectral Characterization of Eight Marine Phytoplankton Phyla and Assessing a Pigment-Based Taxonomic Discriminant Analysis for … Ditylum brightwelli is a cosmopolitan marine centric diatom. Proboscia alata Pseudo-Nitzschia australis. Diatoms have an external skeleton of silica and silicon may therefore be a limiting element to diatom population growth. Terminal (leaf) node. 1. Zieger, S.; Seoane, S.; et al. [On the morphology of Ditylum brightwellii (Bacillariophyta)]. K morfologii Ditylum brightwellii (Bacillariophyta). Ditylum brightwellii is a species of diatoms in the family Lithodesmiaceae. ring populations of the common coastal diatom Ditylum brightwellii (T. West) Grunow in van Heurk, which has a wide-spread coastal and estuarine distribution. Moreover, D. brightwellii has a much broader and elongate marginal ridge, usually slotted: D. sol does not. In Puget Sound, WA, D. brightwellii is composed of two metapopulations that are defined by DNA sequence dif-ferences in the ribosomal internal transcribed spacers (ITS) [30,31]. D. … Ditylum brightwellii. D. sol has 19-20 areolae in 10µm and D. brightwellii has about 10 areolae in 10µm. Scientific name i: Ditylum brightwellii: Taxonomy navigation › Ditylum. Click on the illustration to enlarge Description: Found as single cells or short chains. Numerous, small chloroplasts and a long central spine. Ditylum brightwellii form siliceous ooze s. It is a photoautotroph. Common West Coast species: D. brightwellii. An excellent comparison of the two species is found in von Stosch (1986). Common diatoms in the spring phytoplankton bloom of temperate- boreal waters. Cell Size: Length (pervalvar axis) 80-130um Botanicheskii Zhurnal, 69(5): 671-674, 1 pl. Produce resting spores. Ditylum brightwellii (left), Thalassiosira sp. Family: Lithodesmisceae . Genus: Ditylum | Diatom. It is native to Paraná, Sergipe, Rio Grande do Sul, Bahia, Maranhao, São Paulo, Alagoas, Pernambuco, Pará, Espirito Santo, Amapá, Rio Grande do Norte, and Rio de Janeiro. unaccepted name Ditylum brightwellii Name Synonyms Triceratium brightwellii T.West, 1860 Homonyms Ditylum brightwellii (T.West) Grunow, 1885 Common names 布氏雙尾藻 in language. Photos by George Rowland. It is a unicellular photosynthetic autotroph that has the ability to divide rapidly and contribute to spring phytoplankton blooms. kingdom Chromista > subkingdom Harosa > infrakingdom Heterokonta > phylum Ochrophyta > subphylum Khakista > class Bacillariophyceae > subclass Coscinodiscophycidae > superorder Lithodesmiophycanae > order Lithodesmiales > family Lithodesmiaceae > genus Ditylum > species Ditylum brightwellii. The search string "Ditylum brightwelli" appears in the following group names or in other names (synonyms, vernacular names) applied to these groups: Ditylum brightwellii (Lithodesmiales) Search Again. This species occurs in chains of a … ... common in coastal plankton samples. Browse the Tree of Life. Bibliographic References (1996) database, NODC Taxonomic Code Acta Bot. Group Name Find records that match go to top.