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Encyonema gracile Rabenhorst

Publication details
Encyonema gracile Rabenhorst 1853: 25, pl. 10: suppl. fig. 1

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1853). Die Süsswasser-Diatomaceen (Bacillarien) für Freunde der Mikroskopie. pp. 1-72, 9 pls. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Encyonema is Encyonema paradoxum Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cymbella gracilis (Rabenhorst) Cleve 1894

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Shi Zhixin [Shi, Z.X.] (2013). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XVI Bacillariophyta Cymbellaceae. pp. [i]-xvii, 1-174, 43 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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