Infralittoral de Minorque
Sublittoral zone of Menorca
Pictures of some taxa

List of marine benthic diatoms from Menorca (
Western Mediterranean Sea)

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When a taxus displays one or some characters differing from those given in diagnoses, the name is followed by a question mark.

When the generic name of a taxus is followed by “sp.”, this means that I was unable to propose a specific name.

(fw) : fresh water diatoms.

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Actinocyclus decussatus A. Mann
Actinocyclus octonarius
var. ralfsii (W. Smith) Hustedt
Actinocyclus subtilis
Ralfs in pritchard
Amphitetras antediluviana
var. minor Peragallo
Amphitetras antediluviana var. tessellata Shadbolt

Amphora angularis
Gregory
Amphora arcus var. sulcata A. Schmidt
Amphora arenaria Donkin
 Amphora (Halamphora) coffeaeformis (Agardh) Kützing
Amphora decussata var. niceaensis Peragallo
Amphora fluminensis Grunow
Amphora graeffeana Hendey
Amphora holsatica Hustedt
Amphora marina W. Smith
Amphora nana Gregory ?
Amphora ocellata Donkin 
Amphora ostrearia Brebisson ex Kützing
Amphora ostrearia var. belgica Grunow
Amphora pseudohyalina Simonsen
Amphora rhombica Kitton ex A. Schmidt
Amphora sp. : 2 taxa

Ardissonia crystallina
(C.A. Agardh) Grunow
Ardissonia crystallina var dalmatica Grunow
Ardissonia fulgens (Greville) Grunow
Bacillaria sp. : 1 taxus
Biddulphia biddulphiana (Smith) Boyer
Biddulphia pulchella Gray
Biremis ambigua (Cleve) D.G. Mann
Biremis sp. : 1 taxus
Caloneis linearis (Grunow) Boyer
Caloneis maxima var. excentrica Grunow
Campylodiscus biangulatus Gregory
Campylodiscus parvulus Smith

Campylodiscus thuretii Brébisson
Climacosphaenia moniligera Ehrenberg

Cocconeis britannica
Naegeli in Kützing
Cocconeis diminuta Pantocsek ? (fw)
Cocconeis dirupta var. flexella (Janisch & Rabenhorst) Grunow
Cocconeis discrepans A. Schmidt
Cocconeis disculoides Hustedt
Cocconeis fluminensis (Grunow) Peragallo ?
Cocconeis molesta var. crucifera Grunow in Van Heurck
Cocconeis multiperforata De Stefano
Cocconeis scutellum Ehrenberg
Cocconeis scutellum var. minutissima Grunow
Cocconeis scutellum var. parva Grunow
Cocconeis sp. cf. britannica Naegeli in Kützing
Cocconeis sp. cf. pelta A. Schmidt
Cocconeis sp. : 5 taxa
Cocconeis speciosa Gregory
Cocconeis subtilissima Meister
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Diploneis aff. gemmatula Grunow
Diploneis chersonensis (Grunow) Cleve
Diploneis coffeaeformis (Grunow) Cleve
Diploneis crabro Ehrenberg
Diploneis crabro var. excavata Hustedt
Diploneis decipiens var. parallela Cleve ?
Diploneis fusca (Gregory) Cleve
Diploneis fusca var. amphigomphus Hustedt
Diploneis incurvata (Gregory) Cleve
Diploneis incurvata var. dubia Hustedt
Diploneis litoralis (Donkin) Cleve
Diploneis litoralis var. clathrata (Östrup) Cleve
Diploneis peterseni Hustedt
Diploneis sp. : 2 taxa  
Diploneis vacillans (A. Schmidt) Cleve
Diploneis vetula (A. Schmidt) Cleve
Diploneis weissflogii (A. Schmidt) Cleve

Entomoneis sulcata 0. Meara
Fallacia forcipata (Greville) Stickle & D.G. Mann in Round et al.
Fallacia nummularia (Greville) D.G. Mann in Round et al.
Fallacia nyella (Hustedt) D.G. Mann in Round et al.
Fallacia  reichardtii (Grunow) Witkowski, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin  
Grammatophora angulosa Ehrenberg
Grammatophora angulosa var. islandica (Ehrenberg) Grunow
Grammatophora arcuata Ehrenberg
Grammatophora gibberula Kützing
Grammatophora marina (Lyngbye) Kützing
Grammatophora oceanica (Ehrenberg) Grunow
Grammatophora serpentina (Ralfs) Ehrenberg
Gyrosigma baculum Herwig & Sterrenburg sp. nov.
Gyrosigma lineare Cleve
Hantzschia marina (Donkin) Grunow
Hyalosira interrupta (Ehrenberg) Navarro
Hyalosynedra laevigata (Grunow) Williams & round

Licmophora dalmatica (Kützing) Grunow 
Licmophora ehrenbergii (Kützing) Grunow 
Licmophora ehrenbergii var. ovata (W. Smith)Peragallo
Licmophora gracilis (Ehrenberg) Grunow ?
Licmophora grandis (Kützing) Grunow
Licmophora oedipus (Kützing) Grunow
Licmophora paradoxa (Lyngbye) Agardh
Licmophora paradoxa var. tincta (Agardh) Hustedt
Licmophora profundisepta Mereschkowsky
Licmophora remulus Grunow
 
Lyrella abrupta (Gregory) D.G. Mann in Round et al.
Lyrella clavata var. cariboea A. Schmidt
Lyrella clavata f. elongata Peragallo
Lyrella clavata f. indica Hustedt ?
Lyrella hennedyi (Smith) Stickle & Mann in Round et al.
Lyrella lyra (Ehrenberg) Karayeva
 
Mastogloia acutiuscula Grunow in Cleve
Mastogloia acutiuscula var. elliptica Hustedt
Mastogloia adriatica Voigt
Mastogloia adriatica var. linearis Voigt
Mastogloia angulata Lewis
Mastogloia apiculata W. Smith
Mastogloia asperuloides
Hustedt
Mastogloia binotata (Grunow) Cleve
Mastogloia biocellata (Grunow) Novarino & Muftah
Mastogloia corsicana Grunow
Mastogloia crucicula (Grunow) Cleve
Mastogloia crucicula var. alternans Zanon
Mastogloia cuneata (Meister) Simonsen
Mastogloia decipiens Hustedt ?
Mastogloia delicatissima Hustedt
Mastogloia emarginata Hustedt
Mastogloia erythraea Grunow
Mastogloia exilis Hustedt
Mastogloia fimbriata (Brightwell) Cleve
Mastogloia foliolum Brun
Mastogloia graciloides Hustedt
Mastogloia horvathiana Grunow
Mastogloia ignorata Hustedt
Mastogloia labuensis var. lanceolata Hustedt
Mastogloia mauritiana Brun
Mastogloia ovalis A. Schmidt
Mastogloia ovata Grunow
Mastogloia ovulum Hustedt
Mastogloia ovum paschale (A. Schmidt) Mann
Mastogloia pusilla var. subcapitata Hustedt
Mastogloia robusta Hustedt
Mastogloia similis Hustedt
Mastogloia sp. : 13 taxa
Mastogloia sp. cf. emarginata Hustedt
Mastogloia sp. cf.
horvathiana Grunow
Mastogloia sp. cf. ovum paschale (A. Schmidt) Mann
Mastogloia splendida (Gregory) Cleve
Mastogloia subaffirmata Hustedt
Mastogloia undulata Grunow
Mastogloia urveae Witkowski, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin
Mastogloia vasta Hustedt

Navicula
aff. edrigiana Carter?
Navicula arenaria Donkin var. arenaria  
Navicula besarensis Giffen
Navicula bipustulata A. Mann
Navicula crucifera Grunow in A. Schmidt
Navicula directa (W. Smith) Ralfs in Pritchard ?
Navicula flagellifera Hustedt
Navicula johanrossii Giffen
Navicula longa var. irregularis Hustedt
Navicula mollis (W. Smith) Cleve
Navicula salinarum var. rostrata (Hustedt) Lange-Bertalot
Navicula scandinavica Lagerstedt
Navicula sp. : 8 taxa
Navicula uniseriata Ostrup
 
Nitzschia carnicobarica Desikachary & Prema
Nitzschia distans Gregory
Nitzschia distans var. thumescens Grunow in Cleve & Möller
Nitzschia pseudocommunis Hustedt
Nitzschia sicula var. migrans Cleve
Nitzschia sigma (Kützing) W. Smith
Nitzschia spathulata var. hyalina Gregory
Nitzschia  sp. : 1

Petroneis humerosa (Brébisson) Stickle & D.G. Mann in Round et al.
Petroneis sp. cf. monilifera (Cleve) Stickle & D.G. Mann in Round et al.
Pinnularia trevelyana (Donkin) Rabenhorst
Pinnularia  sp.
Plagiogramma pulchellum var. pygmaeum (Greville) Peragallo
Plagiotropis lepidoptera var. delicatula (Greville) Desikachary
Plagiotropis lepidoptera var. mediterranea (Grunow) Peragallo
Plagiotropis lepidoptera var. pusilla Gregory
Planothidium sp. : 1 taxus

Pleurosigma aestuarii (Brébisson ex Kützing) W. Smith
Pleurosigma cuspidatum (Cleve) Peragallo
Pleurosigma decorum W. Smith
Pleurosigma delicatulum W. Smith
Pleurosigma ibericum Peragallo ?
Pleurosigma intermedium  var. nubecula W. Smith
Pleurosigma marinum Donkin ?
Pleurosigma obscurum Smith ?
Pleurosigma strigosum W. Smith

Podocystis americana
Bailey
Psammodiscus nitidus (Gregory) Round & Mann
Psammodyction panduriforme (Gregory) Mann
Psammodyction panduriforme var. continua (Grunow) Snoeijs
Rhopalodia pacifica Krammer ?
Rhopalodia sterrenburgii Krammer in Lange-Bertalot & Krammer
Stauroneis anceps Ehrenberg (fw)
Stauroneis salina W. Smith
Striatella unipunctata (Lyngbye) Agardh
Surirella fastuosa var. cuneata A. Schmidt
Surirella fluminensis Grunow
Synedra tabulata (C.A. Agardh) Kützing
Terpsinoe americana (Bailey) Ralfs in Pritchard
Toxarium undulatum Bailey
Toxonidea balearica Cleve
Toxonidea insignis Donkin
Trachyneis aspera A. Schmidt
Triceratium dubium Brightwell

Undetermined genera : 2
 
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