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Synedra formosa Hantzsch 1863

Publication details
Synedra formosa Hantzsch in Rabenhorst 1863: 19, pl. V [5]: fig. 3

Published in: [Hantzsch, C.A.] (1863). Ueber einige Diatomaceen aus dem ostindischen Archipel. In: Beiträge zur näheren Kenntniss und Verbreitung der Algen. Herausgegeben von Dr. L. Rabenhorst. Heft I. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds), pp. 17-30. Leipzig: Verlag von Eduard Kummer.
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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 Ardissonea formosa (Hantzsch) Grunow

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: East Indies (Index Nominum Algarum).

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Source of current name
Cleve, P. T. & Grunow, A. (1880). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der arctischen Diatomeen. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 17(2): 1-121, 7 pls.

Key references
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.

Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300, no figs.

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]

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