Cyclotella affinis ( ) Houk, R.Klee & H.Tanaka
Cyclotella affinis (Grunow) Houk, R.Klee & H.Tanaka 2010: 33
Published in: Houk, V., Klee, R. & Tanaka, H. (2010). Atlas of freshwater centric diatoms with a brief key and descriptions. Part III. Stephanodiscaceae A. Cyclotella, Tertiarius, Discotella. Fottea 10(Supplement): 1-496 , incl. 330 pl.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lindavia affinis (Grunow) Nakov, Guillory, Julius, Theriot & Alverson
Type locality: U.S.A.: California: Carson, Los Angeles Co. (Miocene: Helvetian Stage) (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype (fide V. Houk et al., 2010: 33): W Grunow slide 1468 (Silva 1996-to date
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: -557, 235 pls.
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Verified by: 19 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 August 2019.