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Cymbella arcus (Ehrenberg) Hassall 1845

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cymbellales
Family Cymbellaceae
Genus Cymbella

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Cymbella arcus (Ehrenberg) Hassall
Winthrop, Washington, USA; Methow River, 1000x, DIC. 20 Jan 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Cymbella arcus (Ehrenberg) Hassall
Winthrop, Washington, USA; Methow River, 1000x, DIC. 20 Jan 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Cymbella arcus (Ehrenberg) Hassall
Winthrop, Washington, USA; Methow River, 1000x, DIC. 20 Jan 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Hannaea arcus (Ehrenberg) R.M.Patrick Winthrop, Washington, USA; Methow River, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Cymbella arcus (Ehrenberg) Hassall 1845: 429; pl.100, fig.6

Published in: Hassall, A.H. (1845). A history of the British freshwater algae, including descriptions of the Desmideae and Diatomaceae. With upwards of one hundred plates, illustrating the various species. Vol. I. pp. [i]-viii, [i]-462, [ i , err.]. London, Edinburgh, Paris & Leipzig: S. Highley, H. Baillière; Sunderland & Knox; J.B. Baillière; T.O. Weigel.
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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 Hannaea arcus (Ehrenberg) R.M.Patrick

Basionym
Navicula arcus Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Carlsbad, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic (Bixby & Jahn 2005: 220). Lectotype: cold mineral spring water. BHUPM: Ehrenberg Collection preparation no. 107-5 (Bixby & Jahn 2005: 220, 219, fig. 5). Notes: Isolectotype (fig. 6): preparation no. 107-6.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), arc, bow or curve; arch (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Combination also proposed by Gusliakov in Gusliakov et al., 1992:65, with Basionym Amphora arcus Gregory, 1855 [INA] - (7 May 2017) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
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.

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Verified by: 19 February 2011 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2021.

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