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Cyclotella maxima Kützing

Publication details
Cyclotella maxima Kützing 1844: 50, pl. 1: fig. 5; pl. 21: fig. 6b

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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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 Podosira maxima (Kützing) Grunow

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), largest.

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

General environment
This is a marine 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
Grunow, A. (1879). Algen und Diatomeen aus dem Kaspischen Meere. New species and varieties of Diatomaceae from the Caspian Sea, translated with additional notes by F. Kitton. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society 2: 677-691, pl. 21.

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