Fragilaria brevistriata Grunow 1885

Publication Details
Fragilaria brevistriata Grunow 1885: 157, pl. 45: fig. 32

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1885). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique. Texte. pp. [1]-235. Anvers: Martin Brouwers & Co.

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Publication date: May 1885

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fragilaria is Fragilaria pectinalis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudostaurosira brevistriata (Grunow) D.M.Williams & Round.

Type Information
Type locality: Belgium: Bruxelles ; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: Delogne; eaux douces; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: According to Morales et al. (2015: 462), Grunow was very specific in designating Type No. 318 and corresponding type material in the Van Heurck exsiccata collection and fig. 32 of pl. 45 (Van Heurck 1881) as the type line drawing. Type material in BR (Morales et al., 2015: figs 107-143). In Texte p. 157 (1885) fig. 32 is sole listing under the species, suggesting a LT (INA).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 29 June 2022

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