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Cymbella pediculus Kützing

Publication details
Cymbella pediculus Kützing 1844: 80; pl.5:fig.VIII; pl.6:fig.VII

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Amphora pediculus (Kützing) Grunow

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Amphora

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), dimunitive of louse (Brown 1956).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Costello, M.T., Emblow, C.S. & White, R.G. (2001). European register of marine species. A check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides ot their identification. Patrimoines naturels 50: 1-463.

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Levkov, Z. (2009). Amphora sensu lato. In: Diatoms of Europe: Diatoms of the European Inland Waters and Comparable Habitats. (Lange-Bertalot, H. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 5-916. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.

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