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Frustulia elliptica C.Agardh 1824

Publication details
Frustulia elliptica C.Agardh 1824: 311

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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Publication date: probably September 1824

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 Mastogloia elliptica (C.Agardh) Cleve

Type information
Type locality: Sweden: Öresund (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), elliptic, elliptical (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1893). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde. [ser. IV: heft 47]: pls 185-188. . Leipzig: [O.R. Reisland].

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.

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