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Neosynedra tortuosa (Grunow) D.M.Williams & Round 1986

Publication details
Neosynedra tortuosa (Grunow) D.M.Williams & Round 1986: 334 (as 'tortosa' )

Published in: Williams, D.M. & Round, F.E. (1986). Revision of the genus Synedra Ehrenb. Diatom Research 1(2): 313-339, 71 figs.
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Publication date: 1986

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Neosynedra is Neosynedra provincialis (Grunow) D.M.Williams & Round.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Synedra provincialis var. tortuosa Grunow

Type information
Type locality: Upolu, Samoa Islands (Williams & Round 1986: 334). Type: Dr. Graeffe; W (Williams & Round 1986: 334).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent or twisted in different directions, involved, complicated (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Synedra provincialis var. tortuosa Grunow 1877

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Al-Handal, A.Y., Compère, P. & Riaux-Gobin, C. (2016). Marine benthic diatoms in the coral reefs of Reunion and Rodrigues Islands, West Indian Ocean. Micronesica 2016(3): 1-77, 14 pls.

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

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