Bacillaria ulna Nitzsch 1817

Ulnaria ulna (Nitzsch) Compère

Current name: Ulnaria ulna (Nitzsch) Compère
Bremerton, Washington, USA; Kitsap Lake, 1000x, DIC - 12 October 2008. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Bacillaria ulna Nitzsch 1817: 99, pl.V [5]: figs 1-10

Published in: Nitzsch, C.L. (1817). Beitrag zur Infusorienkunde oder Naturbeschreibung der Zerkarien und Bazillarien. Neue Schriften der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Halle 3(1): 1-128, 6 pls.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bacillaria is Bacillaria paradoxa J.F.Gmelin.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulnaria ulna (Nitzsch) Compère.

Type Information
Type locality: Germany: Wittenberg, Halle District; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: see below (epitype) (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: Epitype (designated by Lange-Bertalot, 2014): Slide Eu-CH 50 in Coll Lange-Bertalot, Senckenberg Museum (FR); from trough of well near Wettswil near ZA1/4rich [?], Switzerland (leg. 10.07.1909)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), elbow, forearm (Brown 1954).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 October 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 May 2024

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