Cymbella lunata W.Smith 1855
Cymbella lunata W.Smith in Greville 1855: 256, pl. 9: fig. 5
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1855). Report on a collection of Diatomaceae made in the district of Braemar by Professor Balfour and Mr. George Lawson. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 2nd series 15: 252-261, pl. IX.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Encyonema lunatum (W.Smith) Van Heurck
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crescent-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Van Heurck, H. (1880). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas. pls I-XXX [pls 1-30]. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
Patrick, R. & Reimer, C.W. (1975). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Vol. 2, Part 1. Entomoneidaceae, Cymbellaceae, Gomphonemaceae, Epithemiaceae. pp. [i]-ix, -213, 28 pls. Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
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