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Frustulia olivacea (Hornemann) Kützing 1833

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 olivacea (Hornemann) Kützing
Original figure from Flora danica Pl. MCCCXXIX. 12 Nov 2019. © Out of copyright.


Gyrosigma compactum (Greville) Cleve

Ulva olivacea Hornemann Original figure from Flora danica Pl. MCCCXXIX
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Publication details
Frustulia olivacea (Hornemann) Kützing 1833: 556, pl. 14: fig. 31

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 Gomphonella olivacea (Hornemann) Rabenhorst

Ulva olivacea Hornemann

Type information
Type locality: “In rivulo prope Dams Mölle Siaelladniae inveni, saxis innascentem” [?Sweden] (Jahn & al. 2019: 231). Lectotype: 1810; C A9208 (Jahn & al. 2019: 231). Notes: Epitype: Germany, Berlin, Müggelsee (52.443233°N, 13.676318°E), 13 Feb. 2016, R. Jahn D129 (epi-: B, slide B 40 0042144, designated by Jahn et al. (2019: 231), prepared from strain D129_043 isolated by O. Skibbe, represented by Jahn et al. (2019: fig. 6Q). isolectotype: B, slide B 40 0042052, designated Jahn et al. (2019: 231, SEM and material available).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Jahn, R., Kusber, W.-H., Skibbe, O., Zimmermann, J., Van, A.T., Buczkó, K. & Abarca, N. (2019). Gomphonella olivacea (Bacillariophyceae) - a new phylogenetic position for a well-known taxon, its typification, new species and combinations. Plant Ecology and Evolution 152(2): 219-247, 14 figs, 2 tables.

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