Cymbella aspera (Ehrenberg) Cleve 1894

Cymbella aspera (Ehrenberg) Cleve

Current name: Cymbella aspera (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Dim. 33 x 168 ┬Ám (1000x) - 14 January 2013. Robert Lavigne (

Publication Details
Cymbella aspera (Ehrenberg) Cleve 1894: 175

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1894). Synopsis of the naviculoid diatoms. Part I. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar Series 4 26(2): 1-194, 5 pls.

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

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

Cocconema asperum Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: fossilis ad Galliae vicum Ceypam (Puy de Dome); (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
, rough, uneven, harsh, rugged

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 23 August 2023

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 August 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 May 2024

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