Cymbella sigmoidea (Nitzsch) C. 1830
Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith Marine sample, Alboran Sea; Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 250 µm length, stacked and stitched in Photoshop
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Cymbella sigmoidea (Nitzsch) C.Agardh 1830: 11
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1830). Conspectus criticus diatomacearum. Part 1. pp. 1-16. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianus.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith
Bacillaria sigmoidea Nitzsch
Type locality: Germany: Wittenberg (Index Nominum Algarum).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. 1. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
Aboal, M., Álvarez 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: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2021.