Cymbella amphioxys (Kützing) Cleve 1894

Publication Details
Cymbella amphioxys (Kützing) Cleve 1894: 145, pl. 9: fig. 6

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1894). Sur quelques espèces nouvelles ou peu connues (Descriptions faisant suite à celles données page 58). Le Diatomiste 2(19): 143-147, plates 3, 9.

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Publication date: 1894

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 Encyonopsis amphioxys (Kützing) Y.Liu & Z.X.Shi.

Navicula amphioxys Kützing

Described as a fossil.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Greek), sharp on both sides (Griffith 2004).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 29 April 2022

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 December 2023

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