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Cymbella gracilis (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844

Publication details
Cymbella gracilis (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844: 79, pl. 6: fig. IX [9]

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 Cymbella is Cymbella cymbiformis C.Agardh.

Basionym
Cocconema gracile Ehrenberg

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cocconema gracile Ehrenberg 1843

Nomenclatural notes
In INA Ehrenberg is crossed out and a question mark inserted; entry is as in CAS. - (22 Sep 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Key references
Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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