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Cymbella helvetica var. compacta (Østrup) Hustedt 1955

Publication details
Cymbella helvetica var. compacta (Østrup) Hustedt 1955: 50, figs 1-5

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1955). Neue und wenig bekannte Diatomeen. VIII. Abhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein zu Bremen 34(1): 47-68.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cymbella compacta Østrup

Basionym
Cymbella compacta Østrup

Type information
Type locality: Denmark: Jylland, Bornholm (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Swiss, or pertaining to Switzerland.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (1996). Indicators of oligotrophy. 800 taxa representative of three ecologically distinct lake types, carbonate buffered-Oligodystrophic-weakly buffered soft water with 2428 figures on 125 plates. Oligotrophie-Indikatoren. 800 Taxa repräsentativ für drei diverse Seen-Typen: Kalkreich - Oligodystroph - Schwach gepuffertes Weichwasser mit 2428 Figuren auf 125 Tafeln. Iconographia Diatomologica 2: [1]-390, 125 pls., 2 tables.

Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.

Krammer, K. (2002). Cymbella. In: Diatoms of Europe, diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats (Lange-Bertalot, H. Ed.). Vol. 3 pp. 1-584, incl. 194 pls. Ruggell: A.R.G.Gantner Verlag K.G.

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