Pinnularia acuminata W.Smith
Pinnularia acuminata W.Smith 1853: 55; pl.18, fig.164
Original publication: Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. Vol. 1 pp. [v]-xxxiii, 1-89, 31 pls. London: John van Voorst.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).
Navicula acuminata (Smith) Ralfs 1861
Pinnularia viridis var. acuminata (W.Smith) Brun 1880
Navicula viridis var. acuminata (W.Smith) M.Peragallo 1903
This is a freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Pinnularia acuminata W.Smith)
Europe: Britain (Whitton et al. 2003).
North America: United States of America (Patrick & Reimer 1966).
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Harper et al. 2012).
Source of synonymy
Krammer, K. (2000). Diatoms of Europe. Diatoms of the European Inland Waters and Comparable Habitats. Volume 1. The genus Pinnularia. pp. 703, 217 Plates.: H. Lange-Bertalot (Ed.). ARG Gantner Verlag K.G.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Pinnularia&species=acuminata
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=acuminata
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 May 2010 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:84471