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Synedra capitata Ehrenberg 1836

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Fragilariophycidae
Order Fragilariales
Family Fragilariaceae
Genus Synedra

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Synedra capitata Ehrenberg
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 200x, DIC. 23 Mar 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Synedra capitata Ehrenberg
Bremerton, Washington, USA; Kitsap Lake, 200x, DIC. 22 Aug 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

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Synedra capitata Ehrenberg Bremerton, Washington, USA; Kitsap Lake, 200x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Synedra capitata Ehrenberg 1836: 53

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1836). Mittheilungen über fossile Infusionsthiere. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königlich-Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1836: 50-54.

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 capitata (Ehrenberg) Compère

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Nomen (INA); "invalid" (CAS). - (16 Jun 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Compère, P. (2001). Ulnaria (Kützing) Compère, a new genus name for Fragilaria subgen. Alterasynedra Lange-Bertalot with comments on the typification of Synedra Ehrenberg. In: Lange-Bertalot Festschrift. Studies on diatoms dedicated to Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Horst Lange-Bertalot on the occasion of his 65th birthday. (Jahn, R., Kociolek, J.P., Witkowski, A. & Compère, P. Eds), pp. 97-101. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.

Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.

Edlund, M.B., Williams, R.M. & Soninkhishig, N. (2003). The planktonic diatom diversity of ancient Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia. Phycologia 42: 232-260.

Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. [Ed.] (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz, Kniga 3. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomik vodoroslei Poriadok Pennales. Vol. 3 (1). pp. [1]-398, 117 pls. Kiev: Botanicheskii Institut im V.L. Komarova Akademii Nauk S.S.S.R. Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelystvo Geologicheskoi Literatury. [in Russian]

Qi Yuzao & Li Jiaying & Qi Yuzao [ Qi, Y.Z. & Li, J.Y.] with Xie Shuqi & Zhang Zian [Xie,S.-Q. & Zhang, Z.] (2004). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus X Bacillariophyta Pennatae (Arpahidiales Raphidionales). pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-161, plus pls I-XLI. Beijing: Science Press.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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