Cymbella mexicana ( ) Cleve
Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve Truckee River, Nevada, USA; 1000x, DIC, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
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Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve 1894: 177
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..
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Cocconema mexicanum Ehrenberg
Type locality: "Mexico" (Jahn & Kusber 2004: 581). Notes: Lectotype (designated by Jahn & Kusber 2004): Specimen on preparation No. 200701-a red in BHUPM (Jahn & Kusber 2004: fig. 11-12).who commented "The selected specimen fits the original drawing on drawing sheet No. 312 in BHUPM (Fig. 10). Krammer (2002) cited later published illustrations (Ehrenberg 1854) as “iconotypes”; this is not a formal typification (Greuter & al. 2000a: Art. 7.11 & 9.21; Greuter & al. 2000b: 75-76) but can be misunderstood as such."
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).
Cocconema mexicanum Ehrenberg 1844
This is a freshwater species.
Graeff, C.L. & Kociolek, J.P. (2013). New or rare species of cymbelloid diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Colorado (USA). Nova Hedwigia 97(1-2): 87-116, 90 fig., 2 tables.
Krammer, K. (2002). Cymbella. In: Diatoms of Europe, diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats (Lange-Bertalot, H. Ed.). Vol. 3 pp. 1-584, incl. 194 pls. Ruggell: A.R.G.Gantner Verlag K.G.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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Terao, K., Mayama, S. & Kobayasi, H. (1993). Observations on Cymbella mexicana (Ehr.) Cleve var. mexicana (Bacillariophyceae) with special reference to the band structure. Hydrobiologia 269/270: 75-80.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 January 2020.