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Cymbella flexella Kützing 1844

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

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Cymbella flexella Kützing
Presumed girdle views, Black Mountains South Wales. Collected by Gareth Farr and Jonathan Graham. 16 Jan 2015. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Cymbella flexella Kützing
Rapheless valve.In tufa deposits, Spanish Point, Co Clare, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons.. 20 Apr 2012. 20 Apr 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cymbella flexella Kützing
Raphe valve. In tufa deposits, Spanish Point, Co Clare, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons.. 20 Apr 2012. 20 Apr 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cymbella flexella Kützing
Diagonal view focus-thru.In tufa deposits, Spanish Point, Co Clare, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons.. 20 Apr 2012. 20 Apr 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cymbella flexella Kützing
Live cells. In tufa deposits, Spanish Point, Co Clare, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons.. 26 Apr 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cymbella flexella Kützing
Auxospore formation. In tufa deposits, Spanish Point, Co Clare, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons. April 2012. 26 Apr 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cymbella flexella Kützing
Winthrop, Washington, USA; Methow River, Lugol's, 400x, DIC. 15 Jan 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Dotyophycus pacificus I.A.Abbott

Eucocconeis flexella (Kützing) Meister Live cells. In tufa deposits, Spanish Point, Co Clare, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

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) Meister

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Meister, F. (1912). Die Kieselalgen der Schweiz. Beitrage zur Kryptogamenflora der Schweiz. Matériaux pour la flore cryptogamique suisse. Vol. IV, fasc. 1. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-254, 48 pls. Bern: Druck und Verlag von K.J. Wyss.

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