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Synedra minutissima Kützing 1844

Publication details
Synedra minutissima Kützing 1844: 63, pl. 3: fig. XXX

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 Halamphora minutissima (Kützing) C.E.Wetzel & Compère

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Italy: Ferrara: " unter einer Oscillaria bei Francolin am Poufer an der Strasse" (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype (fide Wetzel et al., 2015[:206]): BM 18149 = coll. Kützing 199 (Index Nominum Algarum

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Wetzel, C.E., Ector, L., Van de Vijver, B., Compère, P. & Mann, D.G. (2015). Morphology, typification and critical analysis of some ecologically important small naviculoid species (Bacillariophyta). Fottea 15(2): 203-234, 396 figs, 1 table.

Key references
Blanco, S. (2016). On the misuse of lectotypification in diatom taxonomy. Phycologia 56(1): 108-113.

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