Frustulia vulgaris (Thwaites) De Toni 1891

Frustulia vulgaris (Thwaites) De Toni

Current name: Frustulia vulgaris (Thwaites) De Toni
Live cells in mucilage tube; focus on top of cells. Drawdown zone, Pitsford Water, Northampton, UK - 28 September 2011. C.F. Carter (

Publication Details
Frustulia vulgaris (Thwaites) De Toni 1891: 280

Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1891). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. II. Sylloge Bacillariearum. Sectio I. Rhaphideae. pp. [i-iii]. [i]-cxxxii, 1-490. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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Publication date: 25 July 1891

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.

Schizonema vulgare Thwaites

Type Information
Type locality: "Occurs during the spring in almost every ditch and running stream" [England].; (Thwaites 1848: 170)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 January 2024

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 January 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 April 2024

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