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Frustulia operculata Kützing, nom. illeg. 1834

Publication details
Frustulia operculata Kützing 1834: 535, fig.1, nom. illeg.

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].
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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 Cyclotella distinguenda Hustedt

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Frustulia operculata C. Agardh. - (2 Nov 2008) - Wendy 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
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.

Key references
Håkansson, H. (2002). A compilation and evaluation of species in the genera ["general"] Stephanodiscus, Cyclostephanos and Cyclotella with a new genus in the family Stephanodiscaceae. Diatom Research 17(1): 1-139, 487 figs.

Created: 30 October 2008 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 04 April 2016 by G.M. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Ross, R. & Håkansson, H. (2000). Re-examination of the type material of Frustulia ventricosa Agardh and F. operculata Agardh: Rhopalodia operculata (Agardh) Håkansson. Diatom Research 15(2): 263-284.

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