Frustulia adnata Kützing 1833

Epithemia adnata (Kützing) Brébisson

Current name: Epithemia adnata (Kützing) Brébisson
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC - 31 January 2010. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Frustulia adnata Kützing 1833: 544, pl. 13: fig. 15

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1834 '1833'). Synopsis diatomearum oder Versuch einer systematischen Zusammenstellung der Diatomeen. Linnaea 8: 529-620, + pls XIII-XIX [79 figs].

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Frustulia is Frustulia saxonica Rabenhorst.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Epithemia adnata (Kützing) Brébisson.

Type Information
various localities, epiphytic; (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 01 February 2021

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 February 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 May 2024

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