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Frustulia linearis C.Agardh, nom. inval. 1853

Publication details
Frustulia linearis C.Agardh in W.Smith 1853: 39, nom. inval.

Published in: Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. 1. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
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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 Nitzschia linearis W.Smith

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
This is a manuscript name attributed to C.Agardh and included in synonymy by Smith (1853: 39) and cited by numerous authors but as such was not validly published; the taxon was validated as Nitzschia linearis W.Smith (1853: 39) (q.v.). - (20 Jun 2009) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. 1. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.

Key references
Kisselev, I.A. (1931). Sostav i raspredelenie fitoplanktona v Amurskom Limane [Stock and distribution of phytoplankton in the Amur Liman]. Issledovaniya morei S.S.S.R. Gosusarstvennyi Gydrologicheskii Institut 14: 31-116, 9 figures, 10 tables, 2 plates, 1 map. [in Russian with German abstract]

Created: 20 June 2009 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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