Pinnularia acuta W.Smith
Pinnularia acuta W.Smith 1853: 56; pl. 18, fig. 171
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 currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Navicula radiosa Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a Freshwater/Terrestrial species.
Distribution by country
Eberle, M.E.. (2008). Recent Diatoms reported from the Central United States: Register of Taxa and Synonyms. Hays, Kansas, USA: Departemen of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.
Patrick, R. & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. pp. 688. Philadelphia: Academy of Natural Sciences.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Pinnularia&species=acuta
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=acuta
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 April 2012 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Cite this record as:
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 23 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:82766