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Synedra acicularis Kützing 1844

Publication details
Synedra acicularis Kützing 1844: 63, pl. 4: fig. 3

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 Nitzschia acicularis (Kützing) W.Smith

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), acicular, i.e., narrow, stiff, pointed like a needle (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: In ganz Europa unter Oscillarien und andern Diatomeen einzeln zerstreut (Index Nominum Algarum).

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
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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