Pinnularia alpina W.Smith
Pinnularia alpina W.Smith 400x __Dim. 42 x 155 µm
Pinnularia alpina W.Smith 1853: 55; pl. 18, fig. 168
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
Adjective A (Latin), alpine, growing in the Alps or in the alpine zone of other mountains (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Distribution by country
North America: Washington (Patrick & Reimer 1966).
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.
Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae). In: Die Süsswasser - Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft. 10, 2. Aufl. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. vii + 466, 875 fig. Jena:
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Pinnularia&species=alpina
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=alpina
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 November 2012 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:84469