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Ulnaria acus (Kützing) Aboal 2003

Publication details
Ulnaria acus (Kützing) Aboal in Aboal & al. 2003: 102

Published in: Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulnaria is Ulnaria ulna (Nitzsch) Compère.

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

Basionym
Synedra acus Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Hamburger Meer (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: Kützing 1844: 68, pl. 15, fig. 7: Falaise, BM 18305, epitype designated by Williams & Blanco (2019: 242) (epitype) BM 18305 (Williams & Blanco 2019: 242, fig. 2). Notes: Type: slide B.M.18305, collection Kützing no. 401, collected by A. de Brébisson from Falaise, France, marked as Synedra acus Kützing (neotype fide H. Lange-Bertalot & Ulrich 2014); collector: Binder (INA).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a needle.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Synedra acus Kützing 1844
Synedra oxyrhynchus var. acus (Kützing) Kirchner 1878
Synedra affinis var. acus (Kützing) Grunow 1881
Synedra goulardi var. acus (Kützing) Frenguelli 1925
Fragilaria ulna var. acus (Kützing) Lange-Bertalot 1980
Fragilaria ulna f. acus (Kützing) Krammer & Lange-Bertalot 1991
Fragilaria acus (Kützing) Lange-Bertalot 2000
Ulnaria ulna var. acus (Kützing) Compère 2003

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Al-Handal, A.Y. & Al-Shaheen, M.A. (2019). Diatoms in the wetlands of Southern Iraq. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 67: [1]-252, incl. 62 pls (652 figs), 1 map.

John, J. (2020). Diatoms from arid Australia: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 3. pp. [1]-578, 341 figs. Schmitten – Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Kobayashi, H., Idei, M., Mayama, S., Nagumo, T. & Osada, K. (2006). Kobayashi hiromu keiso zukan. H.Kobayasi's atlas of Japanese diatoms based on electron microscopy. dai 1kan. pp. [1]-531, 180 pls. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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.

Lee, K. & Yoon, S.-Y. (2010). Synedra. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 3, Number 2. Chrysophyta: Bacillariophyceae: Pennales: Araphidineae: Diatomaceae. Freshwater diatoms II. (Joh, G., Lee, J.H., Lee, K. & Yoon, S.-K. Eds), pp. 99-148. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Liu, B., Williams, D.M., Liu, Q. & Yang, X. (2019). Three species of Ulnaria (Bacillariophyceae) from China, with reference to the valve central area and apices. Diatom Research 34(1): 49-65.

Reavie, E.D. & Kireta, A.R. (2015). Centric, araphid and eunotioid diatoms of the coastal Laurentian Great Lakes. Sampling, taxonomic descriptions and environmental characteristics. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 62: [1]-184, 49 pls.

Reichardt, E. (2018). Die Diatomeen im Gebiet der Stadt Treuchtlingen. pp. [1]-576 (Band 1); 579-1184 (Band 2), incl 451 pls. München: Bayerische Botanische Gesellschaft [Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft].

Williams, D.M. & Blanco, S. (2020). Studies on type material from Kützing's diatom collection II: Synedra acus Kützing, Synedra arcus Kützing, their morphology, types and nomenclature. Diatom Research 34(4): 237-250.

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References
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Williams, D.M. & Ector, L. (2019). “Ulnaria ulna var. acus” (Ulnariaceae, Bacillariophyta), an invalid designation. Notulae Algarum 87: 1-2, no figs.

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