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Cymbella delicatula var. costei Lange-Bertalot & Moser 1995

Publication details
Cymbella delicatula var. costei Lange-Bertalot & Moser in Moser, Steindorf & Lange-Bertalot 1995: 68, pl. 22; figs 9-11, 13 (as 'Cymbella delicatula var. costei (Maillard) Lange-Bertalot & Moser nov. comb., nov. stat.' )

Published in: Moser, G., Steindorf, A. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1995). Neukaledonien Diatomeenflora einer Tropeninsel. Revision der Collection Maillard und Untersuchungen neuen Materials. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 32: 1-340, 80 pls.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cymbella is Cymbella cymbiformis C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Delicatophycus costei (Lange-Bertalot & Moser) M.J.Wynne

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), very delicate (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Latin diagnosis in Maillard 1978, p.159 (for Cymbella costei Maillard 1978, invalid) - (11 Mar 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2019). Delicatophycus gen. nov.: a validation of “Delicata Krammer” inval. (Gomphonemataceae, Bacillariophyta). Notulae Algarum 97: 1-3, no figs.

Key references
Krammer, K. (2003). Cymbopleura, Delicata, Navicymbula, Gomphocymbellopsis, Afrocymbella. In: Diatoms of Europe, Diatoms of the European Inland waters and comparable habitats. Vol. 4. (Lange-Bertalot, H. Eds), pp. 1-529. Rugell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G..

Maillard, R. (1979 '1978'). Contribution à la connaissance des diatomées d'eau douce de la Nouvelle-Calédonie (Océanie). Cahiers O.R.S.T.O.M., Série Hydrobiologie 12: 143-172, incl. VIII pls..

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