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Cymbella ventricosa Kützing, nom. illeg. 1844

Publication details
Cymbella ventricosa Kützing 1844: 80; pl. 6, fig. 16, nom. illeg.

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
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Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cymbella is Cymbella cymbiformis C.Agardh.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), swollen, especially on one side (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cocconema ventricosum (Kützing) G.S.West 1907

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Cymbella ventricosa (C.Agardh) C.Agardh, 1830. INA notes "This is not really a new species, but soem later authors have treated it as such; cf. however Mills, who merges the Kützing and C.Agardh species." - (20 Jan 2013) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Patrick, R. & Reimer, C.W. (1975). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Vol. 2, Part 1. Entomoneidaceae, Cymbellaceae, Gomphonemaceae, Epithemiaceae. pp. [i]-ix, [1]-213, 28 pls. Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.

Created: 20 January 2013 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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