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Gomphonema capitatum Ehrenberg 1838, p. 217; pl. 18, fig. 2
Published inEhrenberg, C.G. 1838 [ref. 000288]. Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen. Ein Blick in das tiefere organische Leben de Natur. Verlag von Leopold Voss, Leipzig. pp. 1-xvii, 1-548, pls. 1-64. [two volumes: Text, Atlas]
TypeLT: Trockenpräparat C 3, Ehrenberg-Sammlung (BHUPM) (see Reichardt 2001, p. 192, pl. 2, fig. 8, 9 (ref. 9469)Click here to view INA card.
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Type LocalityBerlin, Tiergarten, 1835Language of descriptionL
CollectorAssessment of record accuracylikely accurate
List of nomenclatural synonymsGomphonema constrictum f. capitata (capatatum) (Ehrenberg) Grunow in Van Heurck 1880
Gomphonema constrictum f. clavata (Ehrenberg) Cleve-Euler 1955
Gomphonema truncatum var. capitata (Ehrenberg) Woodhead & Tweed 1954
Gomphonema constrictum f. capitata (Ehrenberg) Hustedt 1957
Gomphonema constrictum var. capitatum (Ehrenberg) Grunow 1880