Pinnularia flexuosa Cleve
Pinnularia flexuosa Cleve 1895: 93; pl.1, fig.23
Original publication: Cleve, P.T. (1895). Synopsis of the naviculoid diatoms. Part 2. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsak Akademiens Handlingar 27(3): 1-219, 4 pls.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Pinnularia flexuosa Cleve)
Europe: Britain (Whitton et al. 2003).
North America: United States of America (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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Pinnularia&species=flexuosa
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=flexuosa
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 May 2010 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:84442