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Cymbella acuta (Lyngbye) C.Agardh

Publication details
Cymbella acuta (Lyngbye) C.Agardh 1830: 8

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1830). Conspectus criticus diatomacearum. Part 1. pp. 1-16. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianus.
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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
Echinella acuta Lyngbye

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Echinella acuta Lyngbye 1819
Frustulia acuta (Lyngbye) Agardh 1824

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lunulina diaphana Bory 1826

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 August 2019.

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