Frustulia ovalis Kützing
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 (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], -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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2019.