Neosynedra tortuosa ( ) D.M.Williams & Round 1986
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.
Publication date: 1986
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.
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).
Synedra provincialis var. tortuosa Grunow 1877
This is a marine species.
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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