155,127 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 21,785 images, 59,958 bibliographic items, 434,141 distributional records.

Fragilaria pectinalis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye

Publication details
Fragilaria pectinalis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye 1819: 185

Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, [1]-248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
 Download PDF

Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Fragilaria.

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

Basionym
Conferva pectinalis O.F.Müller

Type information
Type locality: "In palustribus Hauniensibus" [Denmark: near Copenhagen] (Müller 1788: 91). Lectotype: fig. 4 in O.F. Müller 1788: 91: an individual from slide BM 101152 in BM (located at England finder L33-3: fig. 4B), "New river near Hornsey, March 5, 1802" (epitype) (Tuji & Williams 2006: 198). Notes: Isoepitype: TNS.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva pectinalis O.F.Müller 1788
Diatoma pectinalis (O.F.Müller) C.Agardh 1812
Candollella pectinalis (O.F.Müller) Gaillon 1833

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Tuji, A. & Williams, D. M. (2006). Typification of Conferva pectinalis O. F. Müll. (Bacillariophyceae) and the identity of the type of an alleged synonym, Fragilaria capucina Desm.. Taxon 55(1): 193-199.

Cantonati, M., Kelly, M.G. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species. pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Wetzel, C.E. & Ector, L. (2015). Taxonomy and ecology of Fragilaria microvaucheriae sp. nov. and comparison with the type materials of F. uliginosa and F. vaucheriae. Cryptogamie Algologie 36(3): 271-289.

Created: 24 August 2004 by Robert Wilkes

Verified by: 09 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 4982 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

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

Tuji, A. & Williams, D. M. (2006). Typification of Conferva pectinalis O. F. Müll. (Bacillariophyceae) and the identity of the type of an alleged synonym, Fragilaria capucina Desm.. Taxon 55(1): 193-199.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=64896

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 April 2019.

SITE © 1996 - 2019 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio