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Frustulia ulna (Nitzsch) C.Agardh 1831

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Naviculales
Suborder Neidiineae
Family Amphipleuraceae
Genus Frustulia

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Frustulia ulna (Nitzsch) C.Agardh
Zeiss Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 300µm, Marine sample, Alboran Sea.. 07 Nov 2020. Forbes Pettigrew. © Forbes Pettigrew.

Frustulia ulna (Nitzsch) C.Agardh
Alboran Sea, Marine sample; Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 390µm length, 20µm width, stacked and stitched in Photoshop; Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 390µm length, 20µm width, stacked and stitched in Photoshop. 02 Mar 2020. Forbes Pettigrew. © Forbes Pettigrew.

Frustulia ulna (Nitzsch) C.Agardh
Bremerton, Washington, USA; Kitsap Lake, 1000x, DIC. 12 Oct 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Frustulia ulna (Nitzsch) C.Agardh
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 1000x, DIC. 12 Apr 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Frustulia ulna (Nitzsch) C.Agardh
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 400x, DIC. 21 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Rhoicosphenia stauroneiformis Salah

Synedra ulna (Nitzsch) Ehrenberg Zeiss Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 300µm, Marine sample, Alboran Sea.
© Forbes Pettigrew

Publication details
Frustulia ulna (Nitzsch) C.Agardh 1831: 45 (as 'ulva' )

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1831). Conspectus criticus diatomacearum. Part 3. pp. 33-48. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianus.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Frustulia is Frustulia saxonica Rabenhorst.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulnaria ulna (Nitzsch) Compère

Basionym
Bacillaria ulna Nitzsch

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Wittenberg, Halle District (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: see below (epitype) (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: Epitype (designated by Lange-Bertalot, 2014): Slide Eu-CH 50 in Coll Lange-Bertalot, Senckenberg Museum (FR); from trough of well near Wettswil near ZA1/4rich [?], Switzerland (leg. 10.07.1909)

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
"as Frustulia ulva, citing Bacillaria ulva as basionym; error corrected by C. Agardh, Consp. Crit. Diat.: 45. 1831" [INA]. - (2 Mar 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
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
Compère, P. (2001). Ulnaria (Kützing) Compère, a new genus name for Fragilaria subgen. Alterasynedra Lange-Bertalot with comments on the typification of Synedra Ehrenberg. In: Lange-Bertalot Festschrift. Studies on diatoms dedicated to Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Horst Lange-Bertalot on the occasion of his 65th birthday. (Jahn, R., Kociolek, J.P., Witkowski, A. & Compère, P. Eds), pp. 97-101. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.

Key references
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.

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Verified by: 02 March 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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