Frustulia subulata Kützing, nom. inval. 1834
Frustulia subulata Kützing 1834: 538, pl. 13: fig. 3, nom. inval.
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1834 '1833'). Synopsis diatomearum oder Versuch einer systematischen Zusammenstellung der Diatomeen. Linnaea 8: 529-620, pls XIII-XIX [79 figs].
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium subulatum (Kützing) Brébisson
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), subulate, awl-shaped, i.e., tapering from a narrow or moderately broad base to a very fine point (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: pre-starting-point name for desmids, which is what it turned out to be! - (13 Feb 2014) - M.D. Guiry
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
Brébisson, [L.] A. de (1856). Liste des Desmidiées, observées en Basse-Normandie. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 4: 113-166, pls I, II.
Created: 17 March 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 February 2014 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 14 June 2021.