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Cymbella obscura Krasske 1938

Publication details
Cymbella obscura Krasske 1938: 531, pl XI [11]: figs 22, 23

Published in: Krasske, G. (1938). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Diatomeen-Vegetation von Island und Spitzsbergen. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 33: 503-533.

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 obscurum (Krasske) D.G.Mann

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (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
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.

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