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Cymbella descripta (Hustedt) Krammer & Lange-Bertalot 1985

Publication details
Cymbella descripta (Hustedt) Krammer & Lange-Bertalot 1985: 24

Published in: Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1985). Naviculaceae Neue und wenig bekannte Taxa, neue Kombinationen und Synonyme sowie Bemerkungen zu einigen Gattungen. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 9: [1]-230, pls 1-43.

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 Encyonopsis descripta (Hustedt) Krammer

Basionym
Navicula descripta Hustedt

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland: near Davos (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cymbella descripta (Hustedt) Krammer & Lange-Bertalot)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Antoniades & al. 2005), Ellesmere Island (Antoniades & al. 2005).

Europe: Britain (Sims 1996, Whitton & al. 2003), Czech Republic (Lysáková, Kitner & Poulícková 2007), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003), Ireland (Wolnik & Carter 2014), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2017).

North America: United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

Source of current name
Krammer, K. (1997). Die cymbelloiden Diatomeen. Eine Monographie der weltweit bekannten Taxa. Teil 2. Encyonema Part., Encyonopsis und Cymbellopsis. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 37: 1-469.

Key references
Antoniades, D., Douglas, M.S.V. & Smol, J.P. (2005). Benthic diatom autecology and inference model development from the Canadian High Arctic Archipelago. Journal of Phycology 41: 30-45.

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.

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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