Frustulia ovalis Kützing 1833
Amphora ovalis (Kützing) Kützing Seattle, Washington, USA; Green Lake, 1000x, DIC
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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].
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: bei Weisenfels (Index Nominum Algarum).
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], -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
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 November 2020.