Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg 1832

Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg

Current name: Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg
Basic power 1000x _Dim. 12 x 53 µm - 05 May 2013. Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication Details
Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg 1832: 88

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1832). Über die Entwickelung und Lebensdauer der Infusionsthiere; nebst ferneren Beiträgen zu einer Vergleichung ihrer organischen Systeme. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Physikalische Klasse 1831: 1-154, pls I-IV.

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Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Gomphonema.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Berlin; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype fide Jahn & Kusber 2004: BHUPM; specimen "b", right cell on Ehrenberg's drawing sheet No. 678 (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 19 January 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 January 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2024

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