Cocconema asperum Ehrenberg 1840

Cymbella aspera (Ehrenberg) Cleve

Current name: Cymbella aspera (Ehrenberg) Cleve
Dim. 33 x 168 µm (1000x) - 14 January 2013. Robert Lavigne (

Publication Details
Cocconema asperum Ehrenberg 1840: 206

Published in: Ehrenberg, [C.G.] (1840). [Characteristik von 274 neuen Arten von Infusorien]. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königlich-Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1840: 197-219.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cocconema is Cocconema cistula (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cymbella aspera (Ehrenberg) Cleve.

Type Information
Type locality: fossilis ad Galliae vicum Ceypam (Puy de Dome); (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), rough.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 23 August 2023

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 August 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 June 2024

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