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Frustulia pellucida Kützing 1834

Publication details
Frustulia pellucida Kützing 1834: 543, pl.13: fig. 11

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 Amphipleura pellucida (Kützing) Kützing

Type information
Type locality: bei Weisenfels (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pellucid, translucent but not hyaline (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

Key references
Bouchard, A.J., Hamilton, P.B., Savoie, A.M. & Starr, J.R. (2019). Molecular and morphological data reveal hidden diversity in common North American Frustulia species (Amphipleuraceae). Diatom Research 34(4): 205-223.

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