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Frustulia cuspidata Kutzing 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 cuspidata Kutzing
Ornamental Lake, Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. 24 Apr 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Frustulia cuspidata Kutzing
600x __Dim. 29 x 133 µm. 23 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Frustulia cuspidata Kutzing
Close-up __FOV : 75 µm __Sp. lenght : 133 µm. 23 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Frustulia cuspidata Kutzing
600x __Dim. 29 x 133 µm. 23 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Frustulia cuspidata Kutzing
600x __Dim. 29 x 133 µm. 23 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne. (MicroscopyView.com).

Frustulia cuspidata Kutzing
Seattle, Washington, USA; Green Lake, Lugols, 400x, PC. 22 Jan 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Frustulia cuspidata Kutzing
Seattle, Washington, USA; Green Lake, Lugols, 400x, DIC. 22 Jan 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Frustulia cuspidata Kutzing
Seattle, Washington, USA; Green Lake, Lugols, 400x, DIC. 22 Jan 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Frustulia cuspidata Kutzing
Seattle, Washington, USA; Green Lake, Lugols, 400x, DIC. 22 Jan 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Hypnea musciformis var. muscoides Harvey

Craticula cuspidata (Kutzing) D.G.Mann Seattle, Washington, USA; Green Lake, Lugols, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Frustulia cuspidata Kutzing 1834: 549, pl. 14: fig. 26

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 Craticula cuspidata (Kutzing) D.G.Mann

Type information
Type locality: Germany: various localities (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

Habitat notes
Living in waters with an average to higher electrolyte content, pollution tolerant - (4 Jun 2010) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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.

Lange-Bertalot, H. (2001). Navicula sensu stricto. 10 Genera separated from Navicula sensu lato. Frustulia. Diatoms of Europe Vol. 2: diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats. pp. 1-526, 140 pls. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag. K.G.

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