Cymbella rhomboidea Boyer 1916
Cymbella rhomboidea Boyer 1916: 63; pl. 18, fig. 11
Published in: Boyer, C.S. (1916). The Diatomaceae of Philadelphia and vicinity illustrated with seven hundred drawings by the author. pp. -143, pls 1-40. Philadelphia: Press of J.B. Lippincott Company East Washington Square.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Encyonema triangulum (Ehrenberg) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a rhomboid.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Living in hard-water streams - (13 Jan 2013) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
This is a freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cymbella rhomboidea Boyer)
North America: United States of America (Kociolek 2005).
Patrick, R. & Reimer, C.W. (1975). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Vol. 2, Part 1. Entomoneidaceae, Cymbellaceae, Gomphonemaceae, Epithemiaceae. pp. [i]-ix, -213, 28 pls. Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 January 2013 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2021.