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Synedra acus Kützing 1844

Publication details
Synedra acus Kützing 1844: 68, pl. 15: fig. VII [7]

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 Ulnaria acus (Kützing) Aboal

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a needle.

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

Nomenclatural notes
According to Aboal et al. (2003), Ulnaria acus (Kützing) M. Aboal 2003 is the accepted name. Also cited in INA. - (24 Feb 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Hamburger Meer (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: Kützing 1844: 68, pl. 15, fig. 7: Falaise, BM 18305, epitype designated by Williams & Blanco (2019: 242) (epitype) BM 18305 (Williams & Blanco 2019: 242, fig. 2). Notes: Type: slide B.M.18305, collection Kützing no. 401, collected by A. de Brébisson from Falaise, France, marked as Synedra acus Kützing (neotype fide H. Lange-Bertalot & Ulrich 2014); collector: Binder (INA).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

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.

Cheng Zhaodi & Gao Yahui [Cheng, Z.D. & Gao, Y.H.] (2012). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [i-viii], i-xxvi, 1-137 plus 35 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

Foged, N. (1966). Freshwater diatoms from Ghana. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Shrifter 15(1): 1-169, 25 pls.

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.

Lange-Bertalot, H. & Ulrich, S. (2014). Contributions to the taxonomy of needle-shaped Fragilaria and Ulnaria species. Lauterbornia 78: 1-73, 30 pls, 2 tables.

Lee, K. & Yoon, S.-Y. (2010). Synedra. 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. 99-148. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: 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.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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.

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.

Williams, D.M. & Blanco, S. (2020). Studies on type material from Kützing's diatom collection II: Synedra acus Kützing, Synedra arcus Kützing, their morphology, types and nomenclature. Diatom Research 34(4): 237-250.

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References
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Kaluzhnaya, O.V. & Likhoshway, Y.V. (2007). Valve morphogenesis in an araphid diatom Synedra acus subsp. radians. Diatom Research 22(1): 81-87.
Williams, D.M. & Blanco, S. (2020). Studies on type material from Kützing's diatom collection II: Synedra acus Kützing, Synedra arcus Kützing, their morphology, types and nomenclature. Diatom Research 34(4): 237-250.

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