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Fragilaria tenera (W.Smith) Lange-Bertalot 1980

Publication details
Fragilaria tenera (W.Smith) Lange-Bertalot 1980: 746

Published in: Lange-Bertalot, H. (1980). Zur systematischen Bewertung der bandförmigen Kolonien bei Navicula und Fragilaria. Kriterien für die Vereinigung von Synedra (subgen. Synedra) Ehrenberg mit Fragilaria Lyngbye. Nova Hedwigia 33: 723-787, 16 pls.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fragilaria is Fragilaria pectinalis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Synedra tenera W.Smith

Type information
Syntype localities: freshwater. Saltcoats: Dr. Arnott. New Forest; Lough Alloa, Co. Cork; near Blarney and near Killaloe, Co. Cork: W. Smith (Smith 1856: 98). Notes: Lectotype locality: Blarney, Co. Cork, Ireland. "Lectotype is selected from Coll. W. Smith VI 46 C8, housed in Herbarium National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Meise. This is the same material as housed in British Museum, London, as slide no BM. 20878 from Blarney, South Ireland. Lectotype designated by H. Lange-Bertalot in Krammer & Lange-Bertalot 1991, p. 460." (Lange-Bertalot & Ulrich 2014: 7).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, delicate (Brown 1956).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Synedra tenera W.Smith 1856

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Al-Handal, A.Y. & Al-Shaheen, M.A. (2019). Diatoms in the wetlands of Southern Iraq. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 67: [1]-252, incl. 62 pls (652 figs), 1 map.

Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Kahlert, M., Kelly, M.G., Mann, D.G., Rimet, F., Sato, s., Bouchez, A. & Keck, F. (2019). Connecting the morphological and molecular species concepts to facilitate species identification within the genus Fragilaria (Bacillariophyta). Journal of Phycology 55(4): 948-970.

Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Metzeltin, D. & García-Rodríguez, F. (2003). Las diatomeas Uruguayas. pp. [1]-210, 74 pls. Uruguay: DIRAC Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la República.

Reavie, E.D. & Kireta, A.R. (2015). Centric, araphid and eunotioid diatoms of the coastal Laurentian Great Lakes. Sampling, taxonomic descriptions and environmental characteristics. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 62: [1]-184, 49 pls.

Reichardt, E. (2018). Die Diatomeen im Gebiet der Stadt Treuchtlingen. pp. [1]-576 (Band 1); 579-1184 (Band 2), incl 451 pls. München: Bayerische Botanische Gesellschaft [Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft].

Slate, J. & Stevenson, R.J. (2007). The diatom flora of phosphorus-enriched and unenriched sites in a Everglades marsh. Diatom Research 22(2): 355-386, 82 figs, 1 table.

Spitale, D., Tardio, M. & Cantonati, M. (2005). Competition between a planktonic diatom and a dinoflagellate during enclosure experiments in a moutain lake. Phycologia 44: 320-327.

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Almeida, P.D., Morales, E.A., Wetzel, C.E., Ector, L. & D.C. Bicudo (2016). Two new diatoms in the genus Fragilaria Lyngbye (Fragilariophyceaea) from tropical reservoirs in Brazil and comparison with type material of F. tenera. Phytotaxa 246(3): 163-183, 84 fig., 4 tables.

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