Frustulia ovalis Kützing 1833

Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing

Current name: Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing
Seattle, Washington, USA; Green Lake, 1000x, DIC - 27 November 2009. Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication Details
Frustulia ovalis Kützing 1833: 539, pl. 13: fig. 5

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 Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing.

Type Information
Type locality: bei Weisenfels; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 02 August 2019

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 August 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2024

 
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