Frustulia vermicularis Kützing 1833
Nitzschia vermicularis (Kützing) Hantzsch Nevada, USA: 1000x, PC
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Frustulia vermicularis Kützing 1833: 555, pl. 14: fig. 34
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 Nitzschia vermicularis (Kützing) Hantzsch
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped, almost cylindrical and bent in places, marked with irregular waves or bent lines (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine/freshwater species.
Source of current name
Rabenhorst, L. (1848-1860). Die Algen Sachsens. Resp. Mittel-Europa's Gesammelt und herausgegeben von Dr. L. Rabenhorst, Dec. 1-100. No. 1-1000. [Exsiccata, issued at various dates]. . Dresden.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 05 March 2021.