Fragilaria lapponica Grunow 1881

Publication Details
Fragilaria lapponica Grunow 1881: pl. XLV [45]: fig. 35 (as 'Fr. (brevistriata var. ? mutabilis var.?)')

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1881). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas. pp. pls XXXI-LXXVII [31-77]. Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.

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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 Staurosirella lapponica (Grunow) D.M.Williams & Round.

Type Information
Type locality: [No type locality given] Lectotype from Bergquara, Sweden; (Van Heurck 1881: pl. XLV: fig 35) Lectotype (designated in Krammer & Lange-Bertalot 1991, legend to plate 135): W; W0164826 Grunow smaple 2234 (Krammer & Langer-Bertalot 2004: legend to plate 135) Notes: "Epitype (designated here for the above lectotype of F. lapponica Grunow): BR-4713, SEM stub made from Grunow sample 1477 (Erde von Sodankylä, Finland) (Meise Botanic Garden, BR). The epitype is represented by Fig. 30" (Van de Vijver & al. 2022: 37).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 21 September 2022

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