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Fragilariforma virescens (Ralfs) D.M.Williams & Round 1988

Publication details
Fragilariforma virescens (Ralfs) D.M.Williams & Round 1988: 265

Published in: Williams, D.M. & Round, F.E. (1988). Fragilariaforma, nom. nov., a new generic name for Neofragilaria Williams & Round. Diatom Research 3(2): 265-267.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Fragilariforma.

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

Fragilaria virescens Ralfs

Type information
Type locality: Cold Bath, Tunbridge Wells; Madron and Chyanhâl Moor, near Penzance, England (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Mr. Jenner; in frreshwater pools. (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming green (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fragilaria virescens Ralfs 1843
Diatoma virescens (Ralfs) Hassall 1845
Nematoplata virescens (Ralfs) Kuntze 1898
Neofragilaria virescens (Ralfs) D.M.Williams & Round 1987

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fragilaria aequalis Heiberg 1863
Fragilaria aequalis var. producta Lagerstedt 1873
Fragilaria virescens var. oblongella Grunow 1881
Fragilaria aequalis var. major Tempère & Peragallo 1909
Neofragilaria virescens var. oblongella (Grunow) Bukhtiyarova 1995
Fragilariforma virescens var. oblongella (Grunow) E.Y.Haworth & M.G.Kelly 2002

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Buczkó, K. (2016). Iconographia diatomologica Carpathica Volume 1. Guide to diatoms in mountain lakes in the Retezat Mountains, South Carpathians, Romania. Studia Botanica Hungarica 47 (Supplement): [9]-214, incl. 85 pl.

Cocquyt, C. (2007). Diatom diversity in Hausburg Tarn, a glacial lake on Mount Kenya, East Africa. Diatom Research 22(2): 255-285, 126 fig., 126 figs.

Edlund, M.B., Williams, R.M. & Soninkhishig, N. (2003). The planktonic diatom diversity of ancient Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia. Phycologia 42: 232-260.

John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. [1]-656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Reichardt, E. (2018). Die Diatomeen im Gebiet der Stadt Treuchtlingen. pp. [1]-576 (Band 1); 579-1184 (Band 2), incl 451 pls. München: Bayerische Botanische Gesellschaft [Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft].

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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