Synedra frustulum Kützing 1844

Publication Details
Synedra frustulum Kützing 1844: 63, pl. 30: fig. 77

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.

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Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Synedra is Synedra balthica Ehrenberg.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia frustulum (Kützing) Grunow.

Type Information
Type locality: Italy; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype (fide Lange-Bertalot in L-B & Krammer, 1987: 19): Italien: Meneghini; als Frustulia viridula; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: LT: Herb. Kützing 201 (= BM 18159).

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), frustrule (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 September 2016

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