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Cymbella obtusa W.Gregory 1856

Publication details
Cymbella obtusa W.Gregory 1856: 5, pl. I [1]: fig. 19

Published in: Gregory, W. (1856). Notice of some new species of British fresh-water Diatomaceae. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, New Series 4: 1-14, pl. I.

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

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cocconema obtusum (W.Gregory) West & G.S.West 1905

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Bahls, L. (2019). Diatoms from Western North America 2. Cymbellafalsa, Cymbopleura and Delicatophycus (Bacillariophyta) — taxonomy, ecology, biogeography. pp. [1]-114, 75 pls. Helena, Montana: published by the author.

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