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Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cymbellales
Family Cymbellaceae
Genus Cymbella

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Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Digitized drawing _Like 1000x _Dim. 29 x 109 µm. 05 Mar 2013. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Digitized drawing _Like 1000x _Dim. 29 x 109 µm. 05 Mar 2013. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Truckee River, Nevada, USA; 1000x, DIC, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection. 29 Sep 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 1000x, DIC. 23 Jan 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 1000x, DIC. 23 Jan 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Cirrulicarpus carolinensis G.I.Hansen

Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve Truckee River, Nevada, USA; 1000x, DIC, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve 1894: 177

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1894). Synopsis of the naviculoid diatoms. Part I. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, series 4 26(2): 1-194, 5 pls..
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cymbella is Cymbella cymbiformis C.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Cocconema mexicanum Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: "Mexico" (Jahn & Kusber 2004: 581). Notes: Lectotype (designated by Jahn & Kusber 2004): Specimen on preparation No. 200701-a red in BHUPM (Jahn & Kusber 2004: fig. 11-12).who commented "The selected specimen fits the original drawing on drawing sheet No. 312 in BHUPM (Fig. 10). Krammer (2002) cited later published illustrations (Ehrenberg 1854) as “iconotypes”; this is not a formal typification (Greuter & al. 2000a: Art. 7.11 & 9.21; Greuter & al. 2000b: 75-76) but can be misunderstood as such."

Fossil
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cocconema mexicanum Ehrenberg 1844

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Graeff, C.L. & Kociolek, J.P. (2013). New or rare species of cymbelloid diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Colorado (USA). Nova Hedwigia 97(1-2): 87-116, 90 fig., 2 tables.

Krammer, K. (2002). Cymbella. In: Diatoms of Europe, diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats (Lange-Bertalot, H. Ed.). Vol. 3 pp. 1-584, incl. 194 pls. Ruggell: A.R.G.Gantner Verlag K.G.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Terao, K., Mayama, S. & Kobayasi, H. (1993). Observations on Cymbella mexicana (Ehr.) Cleve var. mexicana (Bacillariophyceae) with special reference to the band structure. Hydrobiologia 269/270: 75-80.

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