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Cymbella nipponica Skvortsov 1936

Publication details
Cymbella nipponica Skvortsov 1936: 283, fig. 5: 20, 23

Published in: Skvortzow, B.W. (Skvortzov, B.V.) (1936). Diatoms from Biwa Lake, Honshu Island, Nippon. Philippine Journal of Science 61(2): 253-296, 8 pl.

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.

Type information
Type locality: Lake Biwa, Japan (Ohtsuka & Tuji 2002). Lectotype: Figs 5,6 (epitype) Lake Biwa Museum, Shiga, Japan Slide 30000144 (Ohtsuka & Tuji 2002: 245).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Ohtsuka & Tuji (2002: 245) note that this species probably belongs to Placoneis Mereschkowsky. - (13 Mar 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cymbella nipponica Skvortsov)
Asia: Japan (Ohtsuka & Tuji 2002, Tuji & Mayama 2019).

Key references
Ohtsuka, T. & Tuji, A. (2002). Lectotypification of some pennate diatoms described by Skvortzow in 1936 from Lake Biwa. Phycological Research 50(4): 243-250.

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Verified by: 14 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Lee, J.H. & Chung, J. (1991). A study of diatom species Cymbella affinis Kütz. (I). Morphology and comparison with C. turgidula Grun. var. nipponica Skv., a closely related taxon.. Korean Journal of Phycology 6(2): 105-112, 28 figs, 2 tables.

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