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Frustulia major 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 major Kützing
250x__Dim. 45 x 295 µm. 30 Oct 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Frustulia major Kützing
250x__Dim. 45 x 295 µm. 30 Oct 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Pterosiphonia bipinnata var. robusta (N.L.Gardner) Doty

Frustulia major Kützing 250x__Dim. 45 x 295 µm
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Publication details
Frustulia major Kützing 1834: 547, pl. XIV [14]: fig. 25

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 Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.

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

General environment
This is a 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.

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