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Synedra delicatissima W.Smith 1853

Publication details
Synedra delicatissima W.Smith 1853: 72, pl. 12, fig. 94

Published in: Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. 1. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
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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 Ulnaria delicatissima (W.Smith) Aboal & P.C.Silva

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), very delicate.

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

Taxonomic notes
Day et al. (1995: 22) notes that this species may be synonymous with Synedra ulna var. delicatissima. Please consult original reference for more details.

Combination also proposed by Gusliakov in Gusliakov et al., 1992: 23, with basionym Fragilaria delicatissima Proshkina-Lavrenko, 1960 [INA] - (7 May 2017) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Northern Ireland: Co. Antrim; Lough Neagh (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Dickie; (Index Nominum Algarum

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Source of current name
Aboal, M. & Silva, P.C. (2004). Validation of new combinations (Note). Diatom Research 19: 361 only.

Key references
Aboal, M. & Silva, P.C. (2004). Validation of new combinations (Note). Diatom Research 19: 361 only.

Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

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

Lee, J.H. (2010). Fragilaria, Hannaea, Pseudostaurosira, Punctastriata, Staurosira, Staurosirella. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 3, Number 2 . Chrysophyta: Bacillariophyceae: Pennales: Araphidineae: Diatomaceae. Freshwater diatoms II. (Joh, G., Lee, J.H., Lee, K. & Yoon, S.-K. Eds), pp. 53-96. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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