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Ulnaria capitata (Ehrenberg) Compère 2001

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Fragilariophycidae
Order Licmophorales
Family Ulnariaceae
Genus Ulnaria

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Ulnaria capitata (Ehrenberg) Compère
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 200x, DIC. 23 Mar 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Ulnaria capitata (Ehrenberg) Compère
Bremerton, Washington, USA; Kitsap Lake, 200x, DIC. 22 Aug 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

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Synedra capitata Ehrenberg Bremerton, Washington, USA; Kitsap Lake, 200x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Ulnaria capitata (Ehrenberg) Compère 2001: 100

Published in: Compère, P. (2001). Ulnaria (Kützing) Compère, a new genus name for Fragilaria subgen. Alterasynedra Lange-Bertalot with comments on the typification of Synedra Ehrenberg. In: Lange-Bertalot Festschrift. Studies on diatoms dedicated to Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Horst Lange-Bertalot on the occasion of his 65th birthday. (Jahn, R., Kociolek, J.P., Witkowski, A. & Compère, P. Eds), pp. 97-101. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.

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 capitata Ehrenberg

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Synedra capitata Ehrenberg 1836
Epithemia capitata (Ehrenberg) Brébisson 1838
Exilaria capitata (Ehrenberg) Hassall 1845
Synedra ulna f. capitata (Ehrenberg) Skabichevskij 1960
Fragilaria capitata (Ehrenberg) Lange-Bertalot 1980

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Frustulia dilatata Brébisson 1838
Synedra dilatata Brébisson 1838
Fragilaria dilatata (Brébisson) Lange-Bertalot 1993

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

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.

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]

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