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Cymbella sigmoidea (Nitzsch) C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cymbellales
Family Cymbellaceae
Genus Cymbella

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Cymbella sigmoidea (Nitzsch) C.Agardh
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 04 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Cymbella sigmoidea (Nitzsch) C.Agardh
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 04 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Cymbella sigmoidea (Nitzsch) C.Agardh
Yakima, Washington, USA; golf course, 400x, DIC. 28 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Wittrockiella lyallii (Harvey) C.Hoek, Ducker & Womersley

Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith Yakima, Washington, USA; golf course, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Cymbella sigmoidea (Nitzsch) C.Agardh 1830: 11

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1830). Conspectus criticus diatomacearum. Part 1. pp. 1-16. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cymbella is Cymbella cymbiformis C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith

Basionym
Bacillaria sigmoidea Nitzsch

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Wittenberg (Silva 1996-to date).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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
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
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.

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Verified by: 12 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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