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Cymbella silesiaca Bleisch 1864

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


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Cymbella silesiaca Bleisch
Truckee River, Nevada, USA; 200x, DIC, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection. 26 Sep 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Cymbella silesiaca Bleisch
Truckee River, Nevada, USA; 1000x, DIC, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection. 29 Sep 0209. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Cymbella silesiaca Bleisch
Truckee River, Nevada, USA; 1000x, DIC, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection. 29 Sep 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).


Encyonema silesiacum (Bleisch) D.G.Mann Truckee River, Nevada, USA; 1000x, DIC, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Cymbella silesiaca Bleisch in Rabenhorst 1864: no. 1802

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1865). Algen Europa's, Fortsetzung der Algen Sachsens, Resp. Mittel-Europa's. Dec. 81-82. Nos 1801-1820. . Dresden.

Publication date: Sep 1865

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 Encyonema silesiacum (Bleisch) D.G.Mann

Type information
Type locality: Europe (Index Nominum Algarum).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
1865: 1802 (INA). - (3 Sep 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cymbella silesiaca Bleisch)
Arctic: Arctic Russia (Tsoy & Obrezkova 2017), Canada (Arctic) (Antoniades & al. 2005), Ellesmere Island (Antoniades & al. 2005).

Europe: Albania (Kupe & al. 2010), Britain (Sims 1996), Czech Republic (Hasler, Handák & Handákova 2007, Lysáková, Kitner & Poulícková 2007), Germany (Reichardt 1984, Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003), Ireland (Ní Chatháin & Harrington 2008, Wolnik & Carter 2014), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Russia (Europe) (Komulaynen 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

North America: United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

South America: Brazil (Bicudo et al. 1993, De-Lamonica-Freire & Heckman 1996), Colombia (Vélez et al. 2005).

Africa: Zaire (Golama Swana Kaketa 1996).

Middle East: Egypt (Khairy & al. 2017), Israel (Barinova, Tavassi & Glassman 2009).

Asia: Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995).

Source of current name
Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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.

Antoniades, D., Douglas, M.S.V. & Smol, J.P. (2005). Benthic diatom autecology and inference model development from the Canadian High Arctic Archipelago. Journal of Phycology 41: 30-45.

Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1986). Bacillariophyceae 1 Teil: Naviculaceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Herausgegeben von. H. Ettl, J. Gerloff, H. Heynig & D. Mollenhauer. Band 2/1. pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-876, 206 pls with 2976 figures. Stuttgart & New York: Gustav Fischer Verlag.

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.

Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 June 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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