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Cymbella tumidula Grunow 1875

Publication details
Cymbella tumidula Grunow in A.W.F.Schmidt 1875: pl. 9: fig. 33

Published in: Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1875). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde. Series I: Heft 3: pls 9-12. . Aschersleben: Verlag von Ernst Schlegel.
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Publication date: 25 March 1875

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.

Type information
Type locality: Italy: Trieste (Index Nominum Algarum).an individual marked wit a red ring on preparation (epitype) (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: According to Blanco (2016: 110), this was validly published by means of a single figure, with no description, in Schmidt et al. (1874-1959: pl. 9, fig. 33 and this drawing is the holotype rather than the lectotype (da Silva et al. (2015).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), somewhat swollen, protuberant or tumid.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cymbella tumidula var. genuina A.Cleve 1955

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (Melbourne Code; see ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (18 Jan 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cymbella tumidula Grunow)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Skulberg 1996).

Europe: Albania (Kupe & al. 2010), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Britain (Hartley 1986, Whitton & al. 2003, Pentecost & Haworth 2021), France (Germain 1981, Anon. 2017), Germany (Reichardt 1984, Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Stutz & Mattern & al. 2018), Hungary (Németh 2005), Ireland (Foged 1977, Wolnik & Carter 2014), Italy (Battegazzore et al. 2004), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982), Ukraine (Bukhtiyarova 1999, Kryvosheia & Kapustin 2019).

North America: Alaska (Foged 1981), Aleutian Islands (Skuja 1969), Arkansas (Smith 2010), Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Mexico (Novelo 2012), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), Texas (Eberle 1982), United States of America (Patrick & Reimer 1975, Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

South America: Ecuador (Cleve 1894).

Middle East: Israel (Barinova & Tavassi 2009, Barinova, Yeuda & Nevo 2010), Turkey (Aysel 2005).

South-west Asia: Khandesh (Jaiswal 2017).

South-east Asia: Myanmar (Burma) (Skuja 1949).

Asia: Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995), Mongolia (Dorofeyuk & Kulikovskiy 2012), Tajikistan (Niyatbekov & Barinova 2018).

Australia and New Zealand: Australian Capital Territory (Day & al. 1995), New South Wales (Day & al. 1995), Victoria (Day & al. 1995).

(as Cymbella tumidula var. genuina A.Cleve)
Europe: Ukraine (Bukhtiyarova 1999).

Key references
Blanco, S. (2016). On the misuse of lectotypification in diatom taxonomy. Phycologia 56(1): 108-113.

Cleve, P.T. (1894). Les Diatomées de l'Equateur. Le Diatomiste 2(18): 99-103, pl. VII.

Da Silva, W.J., Jahn, R., Ludwig, T.A.V., Hinz, F. & M.Menezes (2015). Typification and taxonomic status re-evaluation of 15 taxon names within the species complex Cymbella affinis/tumidula/turgidula (Cymbellaceae, Bacillariophyta). PhytoKeys 53: 1-25, 97 fig., 1 table.

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.

Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1986). Bacillariophyceae 1 Teil: Naviculaceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Herausgegeben von. H. Ettl, J. Gerloff, H. Heynig & D. Mollenhauer. Band 2/1. pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-876, 206 pls with 2976 figures. Stuttgart & New York: Gustav Fischer Verlag.

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Proshkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (Ed.) (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomikh vodorosleyi. Poryadok Pennales [Diatom Analysis. Manual for identification of fossil and modern diatoms. Order Pennales]. Vol. 3 pp. 398, 117 plates. Moscow & Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoye Izdatel'stvo Geologicheskoy Literatury. [in Russian]

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Da Silva, W.J., Jahn, R., Ludwig, T.A.V., Hinz, F. & M.Menezes (2015). Typification and taxonomic status re-evaluation of 15 taxon names within the species complex Cymbella affinis/tumidula/turgidula (Cymbellaceae, Bacillariophyta). PhytoKeys 53: 1-25, 97 fig., 1 table.

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