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Cymbella prostrata (Berkeley) Cleve 1894

Publication details
Cymbella prostrata (Berkeley) Cleve 1894: 167

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1894). Synopsis of the naviculoid diatoms. Part I. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, series 4 26(2): 1-194, 5 pls..
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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 leibleinii (C.Agardh) W.J.Silva, R.Jahn, T.A.V.Ludwig, & M.Menezes

Basionym
Monema prostratum Berkeley

Type information
no locality cited ("on the boards of a sluice") (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Pl. 4: fig. 3 in Berkeley 1932 (LT fide Silva et al., 2013; epitype = B 40 0040926 at B: (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prostrate.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cymbella prostrata var. genuina Cleve-Euler 1955

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Silva, W.J. da & Souza Nogueira, I. de (2015). Ultrastructure of the type material of Encyonema leibleinii and E. lacustre (Cymbellales, Bacillariophyta). Diatom Research 30(4): 333-338.

Key references
Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

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.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. [Ed.] (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz, Kniga 3. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomik vodoroslei Poriadok Pennales. Vol. 3 (1). pp. [1]-398, 117 pls. Kiev: Botanicheskii Institut im V.L. Komarova Akademii Nauk S.S.S.R. Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelystvo Geologicheskoi Literatury. [in Russian]

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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