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Fragilaria constricta Ehrenberg

Publication details
Fragilaria constricta Ehrenberg 1843: 415, pl. I: fig. I.21; pl. III [3]: fig. VI [6].10

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd-und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-466, pls 1-4.

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 Fragilariforma constricta (Ehrenberg) D.M.Williams & Round

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), constricted.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fragilaria undata f. tetranodis A.Cleve 1895
Fragilaria undata var. lobata R.M.Patrick 1945

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Williams, D.M. & Round, F.E. (1988). Fragilariaforma, nom. nov., a new generic name for Neofragilaria Williams & Round. Diatom Research 3(2): 265-267.

Key references
Ehrenberg, C.G. (1854). Mikrogeologie. Einundvierzig Tafeln mit über viertausend grossentheils colorirten Figuren, Gezeichnet vom Verfasser. [Atlas]. pp. pls 1-40. Leipzig: Leopold Voss.

Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]

Muchina, V.V. (1965). De speciebus diatomearum novis e depositibus partis aequatoriales Oceani Pacifici. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshikh Rastenii [Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Non Vascularium] 2: 22-25.

Patrick, R.[M.] & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 1-688.

Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz, Kniga 3. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomik vodoroslei Poriadok Pennales. Botanicheskii Institut im V.L. Komarova Akademii Nauk S.S.S.R. Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelystvo Geologicheskoi Literatury 3(1): [1]-398, 117 pls. [in Russian]

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