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Frustulia vermicularis Kützing 1833

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Naviculales
Suborder Neidiineae
Family Amphipleuraceae
Genus Frustulia

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Frustulia vermicularis Kützing
Nevada, USA: 1000x, PC. 20 May 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

Dumontia prismatica J.Agardh

Nitzschia vermicularis (Kützing) Hantzsch Nevada, USA: 1000x, PC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
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].
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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 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).

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

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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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.

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