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Cyclotella meneghiniana var. stelligera Cleve & Grunow

Publication details
Cyclotella meneghiniana var. stelligera Cleve & Grunow in Cleve 1881: 22, pl. V [5]: fig. 63a

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1881). On some new and little known diatoms. Kongliga Svenska-Vetenskaps Akademiens Handlingar, N.F. 18(5): 1-28, 6 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cyclotella is Cyclotella tecta Håkansson & R.Ross.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Discostella stelligera (Cleve & Grunow) Houk & Klee

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: New Zealand: Rotorua Lake (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: S. Berggren; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: [type more likely W than M (INA)]. Holotype: Kryptogamae exsiccatae No. 2046, Nova Zeelandia: in lacu "Rotoaira" prope Taupo ca 700 m. s. m., m Jan., leg. S. Berggren, Botanische Staatssammlung München, Germany; Iconotype: Pl. 5, Fig. 63 a by Cleve et Grunow (in Cleve) 1881 (Houk & Klee, 2004: 208).

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Source of current name
Houk, V. & Klee, R. (2004). The stelligeroid taxa of the genus Cyclotella (Kützing) Brébisson (Bacillariophyceae) and their transfer into the new genus Discostella gen. nov. Diatom Research 19(2): 203-228.

Key references
Joh, G. (2010). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 3, Number 1. Chrysophyta: Bacillariophyceae: Centrales. Freshwater diatoms I. pp. [1-6], 1-161, figs 1-105. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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