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Cymbella obtusa var. diminuta Grunow 1885

Publication details
Cymbella obtusa var. diminuta Grunow in van Heurck 1885: 42; Type No.129

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1882-1885). Types de Synopsis de Diatomées de Belgique. Serie I-XXII. 550 slides. Déterminations, notes et diagnoses par M.A. Grunow. pp. 1-118. Anvers: Édité par l'Auteur.

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 Cymbopleura diminuta (Grunow) Krammer

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).

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

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.

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..

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