Pinnularia major (Kützing)
Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst 250x__Dim. 45 x 295 µm
Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1853: 42, pl. 6: fig. 5
Original publication: Rabenhorst, L. (1853). Die Süsswasser-Diatomaceen (Bacillarien.): für Freunde der Mikroskopie. pp. i-xii, 1-72. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Frustulia major Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.
This is a freshwater species.
Distribution by country
South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça et al. 2010).
South-west Asia: Pakistan (Ghazala & Shakil 2010).
Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006).
Pacific Islands: Hawaiian Islands (Sherwood 2004).
Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Pinnularia&species=major
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Pinnularia&Species=major
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 October 2012 by Robert Lavigne
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 459 times since it was created.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=31984
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Robert Lavigne in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:89045