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Frustulia attenuata Kützing 1834

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Naviculales
Suborder Neidiineae
Family Amphipleuraceae
Genus Frustulia

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Frustulia attenuata Kützing
250x __Lenght 180 µm. 11 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Frustulia attenuata Kützing
FOV 45 µm __Sp. lenght 180 µm. 11 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Cladophora polycantha Montagne

Gyrosigma attenuatum (Kützing) Rabenhorst 250x __Lenght 180 µm
© Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Frustulia attenuata Kützing 1834: 555, pl. 14: fig. 35

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 Gyrosigma attenuatum (Kützing) Rabenhorst

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), attenuate (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Rabenhorst, L. (1853). Die Süsswasser-Diatomaceen (Bacillarien.): für Freunde der Mikroskopie. pp. [1]-xii, [1]-72, 10 pls. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300, no figs.

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Verified by: 27 January 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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