Frustulia pellucida Kützing 1834
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].
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphipleura pellucida (Kützing) Kützing
Type locality: bei Weisenfels (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pellucid, translucent but not hyaline (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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.
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.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 April 2020 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 October 2021.