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Cymbella cornuta (Ehrenberg) R.Ross 1950

Publication details
Cymbella cornuta (Ehrenberg) R.Ross 1950: 464

Published in: Ross, R. (1950). Appendix. In: Studies in the post-glacial history of British vegetation. XI. Late-glacial deposits in Cornwall (Ann P. Connolly, H. Godwin and E.M. Megaw (eds.), eds). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 234: 461-464.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cymbella is Cymbella cymbiformis C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cymbella lanceolata var. cornuta (Ehrenberg) Grunow

Basionym
Cocconema cornutum Ehrenberg

Fossil
Described as a fossil.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horned.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cymbella cornuta (Ehrenberg) R.Ross)
Europe: Britain (Hartley 1986, Sims 1996, Whitton & al. 2003).

North America: Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

Middle East: Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013).

Asia: Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995).

Source of current name
Grunow, A. (1882). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der fossilen Diatomeen Österreich-Ungarns. In: Beiträge zur Paläontologie Österreich-Ungarns und des Orients. II Band Pt 4. (Mojsisovics, E. & Neumayr, N. Eds), pp. 136-159. Wein: Alfred Hölder.

Key references
Krammer, K. (2002). Cymbella. In: Diatoms of Europe, diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats (Lange-Bertalot, H. Ed.). Vol. 3 pp. 1-584, incl. 194 pls. Ruggell: A.R.G.Gantner Verlag K.G.

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.

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