Cymbella flexella Kützing 1844

Eucocconeis flexella (Kützing) F.Meister

Current name: Eucocconeis flexella (Kützing) F.Meister
Presumed girdle views, Black Mountains South Wales. Collected by Gareth Farr and Jonathan Graham - 16 January 2015. C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'

Publication Details
Cymbella flexella Kützing 1844: 80, pl. 4: fig. XIV [14]; pl. 6: fig. VIII [8]

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.

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Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844

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 Eucocconeis flexella (Kützing) F.Meister.

Type Information
Type locality: In Quellwasser bei Thun in der Schweiz! [Thun, Switzerland]; (Kützing 1844: 80)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 01 March 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 March 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 May 2024

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