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Diatoma moniliformis subsp. ovalis (F.Fricke) Lange-Bertalot, Rumrich & G.Hofmann

Publication details
Diatoma moniliformis subsp. ovalis (F.Fricke) Lange-Bertalot, Rumrich & G.Hofmann 1991: 120

Published in: Lange-Bertalot, H., Rumrich, U. & Hofmann, G. (1991). Zur Revision der Gattung Diatoma Bory (Subgenus Diatoma, Bacillariophyceae). Identifikation ökologisch wichtiger, aber taxonomisch problematischer Arten. Acta Biologica Benrodis 3: 115-130.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Diatoma is Diatoma vulgaris Bory.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Diatoma ovalis Fricke

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Diatoma ovalis Fricke 1906
Diatoma vulgaris var. ovalis (Fricke) Hustedt 1930

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Bąk, M., Witkowski, A., Zelazna-Wieczorek, J., Wojtal, A.Z., Szczepocka , E., Szulc, A. & Szulc, B. (2012). Klucz do oznaczania okrzemek w fitobentosie na potrzeby oceny stanu ekologicznego wód powierzchniowych w Polsce Biblioteka Monitoringu Srodowiska. pp. 1-452. Warszawa [Warsaw]: Glowny Inspektorat Ochrony Srodowiska.

Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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