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Cymbella alpina Grunow 1863

Publication details
Cymbella alpina Grunow 1863: 148, pl. 13: fig. 19

Published in: Grunow, A. (1863). Über einige neue und ungenugend bekkante Arten und Gattungen von Diatomaceen. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 13: 137-162, pls 13-14.

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 Encyonema alpinum (Grunow) D.G.Mann

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), alpine, growing in the Alps or in the alpine zone of other mountains (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Key references
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.

Proshkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (Ed.) (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomikh vodorosleyi. Poryadok Pennales [Diatom Analysis. Manual for identification of fossil and modern diatoms. Order Pennales]. Vol. 3 pp. 398, 117 plates. Moscow & Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoye Izdatel'stvo Geologicheskoy Literatury. [in Russian]

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Le Cohu, R. (1996). Ultrastructure et position systématique de deux espèces rares de Cymbella (Bacillariophyta): Cymbella alpina Grunow et Cymbella stauroneiformis Langersted. Annals. Limnol. 32(2): 79-87.

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