• Category
  • Class
    Fragilariophyceae
  • Order
    Fragilariales
  • Family
    Fragilariaceae
  • Type Species
    Synedra ulna (Nitzsch) Ehrenberg

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15 Additional Synedra species

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Updates

Nov 05, 2015 - Change in genus circumscription

Previous to this update, the genus Synedra was presented on Diatoms of the US include a variety of freshwater species. For example, Synedra included taxa that produced stellate colonies that attached to subtrates by a mucilage pad. Following the establishment of Ulnaria (Kützing) Compère 2001, most freshwater species are in the process of being transferred to Ulnaria. S. Spaulding

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Spaulding, S, and Edlund, M . (2015). Synedra. In Diatoms of North America. Retrieved December 16, 2018, from https://diatoms.org/genera/synedra