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Synedra frustulum Kützing 1844

Publication details
Synedra frustulum Kützing 1844: 63, pl. 30: fig. 77

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 frustulum (Kützing) Grunow

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), frustrule (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Italy (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype (fide Lange-Bertalot in L-B & Krammer, 1987: 19): Italien: Meneghini; als Frustulia viridula. (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: LT: Herb. Kützing 201 (= BM 18159).

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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
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.

Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

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