Fragilaria tenera (W.Smith) Lange-Bertalot 1980
Fragilaria tenera (W.Smith) Lange-Bertalot 1980: 746
Published in: Lange-Bertalot, H. (1980). Zur systematischen Bewertung der bandförmigen Kolonien bei Navicula und Fragilaria. Kriterien für die Vereinigung von Synedra (subgen. Synedra) Ehrenberg mit Fragilaria Lyngbye. Nova Hedwigia 33: 723-787, 16 pls.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fragilaria is Fragilaria pectinalis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Synedra tenera W.Smith
Syntype localities: freshwater. Saltcoats: Dr. Arnott. New Forest; Lough Alloa, Co. Cork; near Blarney and near Killaloe, Co. Cork: W. Smith; (Smith 1856: 98) Notes: Lectotype locality: Blarney, Co. Cork, Ireland. "Lectotype is selected from Coll. W. Smith VI 46 C8, housed in Herbarium National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Meise. This is the same material as housed in British Museum, London, as slide no BM. 20878 from Blarney, South Ireland. Lectotype designated by H. Lange-Bertalot in Krammer & Lange-Bertalot 1991, p. 460." (Lange-Bertalot & Ulrich 2014: 7).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), soft, delicate (Brown 1946).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 09 September 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 September 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 March 2023