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Synedra parasitica f. lata A.Cleve 1953

Publication details
Synedra parasitica f. lata A.Cleve 1953: 56, fig. 372 a, e

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 Fragilariforma lata (A.Cleve) D.M.Williams & Round

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), parasitic (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Örsträsk par., Örsträsk 8:4E, 1923, lectotype designated by Renberg (1977) (Williams & Round 1987: 282). Notes: Flower (2005: 62) notes that Kilroy et al. (2003) located a specimen of F. lata in the original material of Cleve-Euler (on slide S122588) making the species lectotype selected by Renberg (1977) unnecessary.

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
Williams, D.M. & Round, F.E. (1988). Fragilariaforma, nom. nov., a new generic name for Neofragilaria Williams & Round. Diatom Research 3(2): 265-267.

Key references
Flower, R.J. (2005). A taxonomic and ecological study of diatoms from freshwater habitats in the Falkland Islands, South Atlantic. Diatom Research 20(1): 23-96, 111 figs, 2 tables.

Renberg I. (1977). Fragilaria lata. a new diatom species. Botaniska Notiser 130(3): 315-318, 3 figs.

Williams, D.M. & Round, F.E. (1988 '1987'). Revision of the genus Fragilaria. Diatom Research 2: 267-288, 58 figs.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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