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Cymbella americana A.W.F.Schmidt 1875

Publication details
Cymbella americana A.W.F.Schmidt 1875: pl. 9: figs 15, 20

Published in: Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1875). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde. Series I: Heft 3: pls 9-12. . Aschersleben: Verlag von Ernst Schlegel.
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Publication date: 25 March 1875

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cymbella is Cymbella cymbiformis C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cymbopleura subrostrata (Cleve) Krammer

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Graeff, C.L. & Kociolek, J.P. (2013). New or rare species of cymbelloid diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Colorado (USA). Nova Hedwigia 97(1-2): 87-116, 90 fig., 2 tables.

Patrick, R. & Reimer, C.W. (1975). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Vol. 2, Part 1. Entomoneidaceae, Cymbellaceae, Gomphonemaceae, Epithemiaceae. pp. [i]-ix, [1]-213, 28 pls. Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.

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