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Cymbella lunula (Ehrenberg) Rabenhorst 1853

Publication details
Cymbella lunula (Ehrenberg) Rabenhorst 1853: 23

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1853). Die Süsswasser-Diatomaceen (Bacillarien.): für Freunde der Mikroskopie. pp. [1]-xii, [1]-72, 10 pls. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Encyonema ventricosum var. lunula (Ehrenberg) A.Mayer

Basionym
Cocconema lunula Ehrenberg

Type information
Falklands; Chile; México

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of luna, moon (Brown 1946).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Mayer, A. (1947). Die bayerischen Encyonema- und Cymbella-Arten mit ihren Formen. Berichte der Bayerischen Botanischen Gesellschaft (zur Erforschung der heimischen Flora) 27: 226-239, XVII pl., 1 text-fig.

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