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Fragilaria opacolineata Lange-Bertalot 1996

Publication details
Fragilaria opacolineata Lange-Bertalot 1996: 56, pl. 7: figs 36-41 a, b; pl. 111: figs 2, 3

Published in: Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (1996). Indicators of oligotrophy. 800 taxa representative of three ecologically distinct lake types, carbonate buffered-Oligodystrophic-weakly buffered soft water with 2428 figures on 125 plates. Oligotrophie-Indikatoren. 800 Taxa repräsentativ für drei diverse Seen-Typen: Kalkreich - Oligodystroph - Schwach gepuffertes Weichwasser mit 2428 Figuren auf 125 Tafeln. Iconographia Diatomologica 2: [1]-390, 125 pls., 2 tables.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fragilaria is Fragilaria pectinalis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudostaurosira opacolineata (Lange-Bertalot) M.L.García & Maidana

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Finland: Julma Ölkky near Kuusamo (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: A. Dorn & R. Dorn; 13.vii.1992; Bot. Inst. Univ. Frankfurt a.M. Coll. Lange-Bertalot Eu-SF 151 (Index Nominum Algarum

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Source of current name
Garcia, M.L., Maidana, N.I., Ector, L. & Morales, E.A. (2017). Staurosira patagonica sp. nov., a new diatom (Bacillariophyta) from southern Argentina, with a discussion on the genus Staurosira Ehrenberg. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 146: 103-123, 47 figs.

Key references
Witon, E., Witkowski, A. & Lange-Bertalot , H. (2004). Hippodonta subcostulata (Hustedt) Lange-Bertalot, Metzeltin et Witkowski and some fragilarioid diatom taxa from the Holocene lacustrine sediments of the Faeroe Islands. Diatom Research 19(1): 123-134, 26 figs.

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