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Synedra gigantea Ehrenberg 1840

Publication details
Synedra gigantea Ehrenberg 1840: 216

Published in: Ehrenberg, [C.G.] (1840). [Characteristik von 274 neuen Arten von Infusorien]. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königlich-Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1840: 197-219.
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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 Nitzschia gigantea (Ehrenberg) Ralfs

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Libya: Oasis Jovis Hammonis.

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
Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L. ; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. i-xii, 1- 968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co., Ave Maria Lane.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 November 2020.

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