Fragilaria pectinalis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye 1819
Fragilaria pectinalis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye 1819: 185
Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Fragilaria.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Conferva pectinalis O.F.Müller
Type locality: "In palustribus Hauniensibus" [Denmark: near Copenhagen]; (Müller 1788: 91) Lectotype: fig. 4 in O.F. Müller 1788: 91: an individual from slide BM 101152 in BM (located at England finder L33-3: fig. 4B), "New river near Hornsey, March 5, 1802" (epitype) (Tuji & Williams 2006: 198) Notes: Isoepitype: TNS.
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 24 August 2004 by Robert Wilkes.
Last updated: 09 August 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 May 2023