Lectotype species: Synedra ulna (Nitzsch) Ehrenberg
Original publication:Ehrenberg, C.G (1830). Organisation, Systematik und geographisches Verhältniss der Infusionsthierchen. Zwei verträge. 1828: 1-108, pls I-VIII; Kupfertafeln (copper pls.).
Type designated in Compère, P. (2001). Ulnaria (Kützing) Compère, a new genus name for Fragilaria subgen. Alterasynedra Lange-Bertalot with comments on the typification of Synedra Ehrenberg. In: Lange-Bertalot Festschrift. Studies on diatoms dedicated to Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Horst Lange-Bertalot on the occasion of his 65th birthday. (Jahn, R., Kociolek, J.P., Witkowski, A. & Compère, P. Eds), pp. 97-101. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Cox, E.J. (2015). Coscinodiscophyceae, Mediophyceae, Fragilariophyceae, Bacillariophyceae (Diatoms). In: Sylabus of plant families. Adolf Engler's Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien. 13th Ed. Photoautotrophic eukaryotic algae Glaucocystophyta, Cryptophyta, Dinophyta/Dinozoa, Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta, Chlorarachniophyta/Cercozoa, Euglenophyta/Euglenozoa, Chlorophyta, Streptophyta p.p. (Frey, W. Eds), pp. 64-103. Stuttgart: Borntraeger Science Publishers.
Numbers of names and species: There are 374 species names in the database at present, as well as 338 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 143 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, -466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.
Williams, D.H. & Karthick, B. (2021 ). The correct use of the names Synedra Ehrenberg and Catacombas Williams & Round, a note on the name 'Hystrix Bory 1822', and some suggestions how to tackle the taxonomic relationships of Synedra. Diatom Research 36(2): 107-118.
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Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 July 2021 by M.D. Guiry
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