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Cyclotella dubia Fricke, nom. illeg. 1900

Publication details
Cyclotella dubia Fricke in A.W.F.Schmidt 1900: pl. 222: figs 23, 24 only, nom. illeg.

Published in: Schmidt, A. et al. (1874-1959). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde. . Leipzig: Aschersleben.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cyclotella is Cyclotella tecta Håkansson & R.Ross.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cyclostephanos dubius (Hustedt) Round

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), doubtful.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegimate: not Cyclotella dubia Hilse 1861. - (20 Apr 2010) - M.D. Guiry

As the figs of Cyclotella dubia provided by Fricke show detailed morphological features that make a certain identification of the species possible, Taf. 222 fig. 23 (in Schmidt et al., 1874-1959 is designated as type but since it is not obvious whether or not this fig. is "original material' as defined in Art.9, Note 2, it is uncertain whether this should be designated as a lectotype or neotype (H.Håkansson, 2002: 7, fig. 5, arrowed). - (24 Mar 2016) - Wendy Guiry

'Fricke' is crossed out and replaced by 'Hustedt' in INA. - (9 Sep 2019) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Ukraine: Crimea (Index Nominum Algarum). Type (Taf.222 fig. 23, Schmidt et al., 1874-1959): (Håkansson 2002: 7, fig. 5, arrowed). Notes: As the figs of Cyclotella dubia provided by Fricke show detailed morphological features that make a certain identification of the species possible, Taf. 222 fig. 23 (in Schmidt et al., 1874-1959 is designated as type but since it is not obvious whether or not this fig. is "original material' as defined in Art.9, Note 2, it is uncertain whether this should be designated as a lectotype or neotype (H.Håkansson, 2002: 7, fig. 5, arrowed).

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Key references
Håkansson, H. (2002). A compilation and evaluation of species in the genera ["general"] Stephanodiscus, Cyclostephanos and Cyclotella with a new genus in the family Stephanodiscaceae. Diatom Research 17(1): 1-139, 487 figs.

Theriot, E., Håkansson, H., Kociolek, J.P., Round, F.E. & Stoermer, E.F. (1988 '1987'). Validation of the centric diatom genus name Cyclostephanos. British Phycological Journal 22(4): 345-347.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 March 2016 by Wendy Guiry

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 August 2020.

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