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Synedra vaucheriae (Kützing) Kützing 1844

Publication details
Synedra vaucheriae (Kützing) Kützing 1844: 65, pl. 14: fig. 4

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
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Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844

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 Fragilaria vaucheriae (Kützing) J.B.Petersen

Exilaria vaucheriae Kützing

Type information
Type locality: "Quelle bei Weissenfels", Germany (Wetzel & Ector 2015: 275). Type: on Vaucheria clavata in einer Quelle; BM Slide BM 101 794 (Delgado & al. 2016: 4, fig. 2). Notes: Package no. 185 (type material) housed in the Botanic Garden Meise (Wetzel & Ector, 2015). But Delgado et al. have "Holotype. Slide BM 101 794, prepared with material from the sample collected in Mogofores, housed in the Natural History Museum, London (UK), illustrated in Figs 3–62. The valve representing the holotype is illustrated in Fig. 9" and mention an "isotype" Slide ZU10/14, prepared from the sample Mogofores, housed at the Friedrich Hustedt Diatom Collection, Alfred-Wegener- Institut für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Bremerhaven, Germany (BRM).

Origin of species name
resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Vaucheria.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
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.

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]

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Petersen, J.B. (1938). Fragilaria intermedia-Synedra Vaucheriae ? . Botaniska Notiser 1938(1-3): 164-170, fig.1.
Van de Vijver, B., Lundholm, N., Lange, C., Wetzel, C.E. & Ector, L. (2020). Observations on the type material of Synedra vaucheriae var. septentrionalis Østrup (Fragilariaceae, Bacillariophyta) and its transfer to the genus Fragilaria. Notulae Algarum 157: 1-4, 23 figs.

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