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Diatoma vulgaris var. grandis (W.Smith) Grunow

Publication details
Diatoma vulgaris var. grandis (W.Smith) Grunow 1862: 364

Published in: Grunow, A. (1862). Die Österreichischen Diatomaceen nebst Anschluss einiger neuen Arten von andern Lokalitäten und einer kritischen Uebersicht der bisher bekannten Gattungen und Arten. Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12: 315-472 [Abt 1], 545-588 [Abt. 2], 7 pls.

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 grandis W.Smith

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Diatoma grandis W.Smith 1855
Diatoma ehrenbergii f. grandis (W.Smith) Rabenhorst 1864
Diatoma ehrenbergii var. grande (W.Smith) Brun 1880
Odontidium vulgare var. grande (W.Smith) Schaarschmidt 1880
Odontidium vulgare var. grande (W.Smith) Patrick 1939

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Caraus, I. (2002). The algae of Romania. Studii si Cercetari, Universitatea Bacau, Biologie 7: 1-694.

Patrick, R.[M.] & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 1-688.

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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