156,945 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,044 images, 60,671 bibliographic items, 451,249 distributional records.

Frustulia ovalis Kützing

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

Pictures

click on thumbnail for larger version.

Frustulia ovalis Kützing
Seattle, Washington, USA; Green Lake, 1000x, DIC. 27 Nov 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing Seattle, Washington, USA; Green Lake, 1000x, DIC
© 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].
 Download PDF

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

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).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: bei Weisenfels (Silva 1996-to date).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 August 2019 by Wendy Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1056 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=38170

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2019.

SITE © 1996 - 2019 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio