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Synedra tortuosa D.M.Williams & Metzeltin 2004

Publication details
Synedra tortuosa D.M.Williams & Metzeltin 2004: 58, figs 1-16

Published in: Williams, D.M. & Metzeltin D. (2004). A new species of Synedra Ehrenb. with comments on auxospore and initial cell morphology. Diatom. The Japanese Journal of Diatomology 20: 57-66.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Synedra is Synedra balthica Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulnaria tortuos (Williams & Metzeltin) Williams & Metzeltin

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent or twisted in different directions, involved, complicated (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Uruguay: Dpto. Maldonado: Arroyo de Aíguá (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: D. Metzeltin & García-Rodriguez; xi.2002; BM 101108 (Index Nominum Algarum

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Williams, D.M. (2011). Synedra, Ulnaria: definitions and descriptions -- a partial resolution . Diatom Research 26(2): 149-153.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 November 2020.

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