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Frustulia rhomboides var. capitata (Ant.Mayer) R.M.Patrick 1966

Publication details
Frustulia rhomboides var. capitata (Ant.Mayer) R.M.Patrick 1966: 307, pl. 21: fig. 8

Published in: Patrick, R.[M.] & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 1-688.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Frustulia is Frustulia saxonica Rabenhorst.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Frustulia saxonica var. capitata Ant.Mayer

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a rhomboid.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Frustulia saxonica var. capitata Ant.Mayer 1917
Frustulia rhomboides f. capitata (Ant.Mayer) Hustedt 1930
Vanheurckia rhomboides f. capitata (Ant.Mayer) F.W.Mills 1935
Vanheurckia rhomboides f. capitata (Ant.Mayer) Frenguelli 1942
Vanheurckia rhomboides f. capitata (Ant.Mayer) Patrick 1945

Habitat notes
Living in slightly acid water of low mineral content - (30 Aug 2011) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Eberle, M.E. (2008). Recent diatoms reported from the central United States: register of taxa and synonyms. Hays, Kansas: Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.

John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. [1]-656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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