Cystopleura musculus (Kützing)
Epithemia musculus Kützing 400x _Lenght: 65, 45 µm
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Cystopleura musculus (Kützing) Kuntze 1891: 891
Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cystopleura is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhopalodia musculus (Kützing) Otto Müller
Epithemia musculus Kützing
Type locality: im Brackwasser des baltischen Meeres bei Flensburg, an Lyngbya (Silva 1996-to date). Notes: ["Isotypus": Ostsee, Flensburg, Kützing Materialen 22, Coll. Van Heurck Antwerpen IX-63-C16 fide Lange-Bertalot & Krammer, Biblioth. Diat. 15: 81. 1987] (INA).
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), small mouse; (anatomy) muscle.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Aboal, M., Alvarez 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.
Created: 10 June 2009 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 15 June 2013 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2018.