Cymbella tumidula Grunow 1875

Publication Details
Cymbella tumidula Grunow 1875: pl. 9: fig. 33

Published in: Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1875). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde. Series I: Heft 3 . pp. pls 9-12. Aschersleben: Verlag von Ernst Schlegel.

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Publication date: 25 March 1875

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cymbella is Cymbella cymbiformis C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Italy: Trieste; (Index Nominum Algarum)an individual marked wit a red ring on preparation (epitype) (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: According to Blanco (2016: 110), this was validly published by means of a single figure, with no description, in Schmidt et al. (1874-1959: pl. 9, fig. 33 and this drawing is the holotype rather than the lectotype (da Silva et al. (2015).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), somewhat swollen, protuberant or tumid.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 02 October 2019

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