Discostella glomerata (H.Bachmann) Houk & Klee 2004

Publication Details
Discostella glomerata (H.Bachmann) Houk & Klee 2004: 220, fig. 114

Published in: Houk, V. & Klee, R. (2004). The stelligeroid taxa of the genus Cyclotella (Kützing) Brébisson (Bacillariophyceae) and their transfer into the new genus Discostella gen. nov. Diatom Research 19(2): 203-228.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Discostella is Discostella stelligera (Cleve & Grunow) Houk & Klee.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lindavia glomerata (H.Bachmann) Adesalu & Julius.

Cyclotella glomerata H.Bachmann

Type Information
Type locality: Switzerland: Zugersee; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype: BRM; Ac 2/57 (Klee & Houk 2007: 92, figs 2-18) Notes: Lectotypification not fulfilling requirement of Art. 7.11 (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), clustered in a round mass.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 12 September 2006 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 June 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 June 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2023

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