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Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve 1894

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cymbellales
Family Cymbellaceae
Genus Cymbella

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Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Digitized drawing _Like 1000x _Dim. 29 x 109 µm. 05 Mar 2013. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Digitized drawing _Like 1000x _Dim. 29 x 109 µm. 05 Mar 2013. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Truckee River, Nevada, USA; 1000x, DIC, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection. 29 Sep 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 1000x, DIC. 23 Jan 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 1000x, DIC. 23 Jan 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

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Cocconema mexicanum Ehrenberg Digitized drawing _Like 1000x _Dim. 29 x 109 µm
© Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
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.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Cocconema mexicanum Ehrenberg

Type information
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."

Fossil
Described as a fossil.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cocconema mexicanum Ehrenberg 1844

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cocconema mexicanum Ehrenberg)
North America: United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

(as Cymbella mexicana (Ehrenberg) Cleve)
North America: Alaska (Foged 1981), Arkansas (Smith 2010), Gulf of California (Moreno, Licea & Santoyo 1996), Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Mexico (Novelo 2012, Figueroa-Torres & al. 2015), Mexico (Atlantic) (Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016), Mexico (Pacific) (Torres-Ariño & al. 2019), NW USA (Bahls 2009), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), Texas (Eberle 1982), United States of America (Patrick & Reimer 1975, Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

Middle East: Iran (Jamaloo & al.. 2006), Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014).

Key references
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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References
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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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