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Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1853

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Naviculales
Suborder Sellaphorineae
Family Pinnulariaceae
Genus Pinnularia

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Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst
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Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst
250x__Dim. 45 x 295 µm. 30 Oct 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

 

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Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst 250x__Dim. 45 x 295 µm
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Publication details
Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1853: 42, pl. 6: fig. 5

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1853). Die Süsswasser-Diatomaceen (Bacillarien.): für Freunde der Mikroskopie. pp. [1]-xii, [1]-72, 10 pls. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pinnularia is Pinnularia viridis (Nitzsch) Ehrenberg.

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

Basionym
Frustulia major Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Frustulia major Kützing 1834
Navicula major (Kützing) Ehrenberg 1838
Schizonema majus (Kützing) Kuntze 1898

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also introduced by W.Smith (1853: 54); currently not clear to us which has priority. - (21 Nov 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Al-Handal, A.Y. & Al-Shaheen, M.A. (2019). Diatoms in the wetlands of Southern Iraq. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 67: [1]-252, incl. 62 pls (652 figs), 1 map.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1986). Bacillariophyceae 1 Teil: Naviculaceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Herausgegeben von. H. Ettl, J. Gerloff, H. Heynig & D. Mollenhauer. Band 2/1. pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-876, 206 pls with 2976 figures. Stuttgart & New York: Gustav Fischer Verlag.

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

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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