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Fragilaria acus (Kützing) Lange-Bertalot

Publication details
Fragilaria acus (Kützing) Lange-Bertalot in Krammer & Lange-Bertalot 2000

Published in: Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2000). Bacillariophyceae, 3. Teil: Centrales, Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Band 2/3 (ed. 2). (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J. Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-599. Heidelberg: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag,.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fragilaria is Fragilaria pectinalis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye.

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

Basionym
Synedra acus Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Hamburger Meer (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Binder; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Type: slide B.M.18305, collection Kützing no. 401, collected by A. de Brébisson from Falaise, France, marked as Synedra acus Kützing (neotype fide H. Lange-Bertalot & Ulrich 2014) (INA).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a needle.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Synedra acus Kützing 1844
Synedra oxyrhynchus var. acus (Kützing) Kirchner 1878
Synedra affinis var. acus (Kützing) Grunow 1881
Synedra goulardi var. acus (Kützing) Frenguelli 1925
Fragilaria ulna var. acus (Kützing) Lange-Bertalot 1980
Fragilaria ulna f. acus (Kützing) Krammer & Lange-Bertalot 1991

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Synedra acus var. genuina Ant.Mayer
Synedra acus var. acus Kützing 1844

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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