Diatoma mesodon (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844

Odontidium mesodon (Ehrenberg) Kützing

Current name: Odontidium mesodon (Ehrenberg) Kützing
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Bagley Creek, 1000x, DIC - 13 September 2012. Karl Bruun

Publication Details
Diatoma mesodon (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844: 47, pl. 17: fig. XIII [13]

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.

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Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Diatoma is Diatoma vulgaris Bory.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Odontidium mesodon (Ehrenberg) Kützing.

Fragilaria mesodon Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: inter Confervarum telam Fribergensem et e Fionia missa; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: papierartige terrestrische Gebilde (inter Confervarum Freiberg (Schwarzenberg) in Sachsen (INA).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 27 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 May 2023

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