Tabellaria laevis Ehrenberg 1843: 425, pl. 1/2, fig. 17b
Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd-und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-466, pls 1-4.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Humidophila laevis (Ehrenberg) Lowe, Kociolek, Johansen, Van de Vijver, Lange-Bertalot & Kopalová
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smooth, free from uneveness, hairs or roughness (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Lowe, R.L., Kociolek, P., Johansen, J.R., Van de Vijver, B., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Kopalová, K. (2014). Humidophila gen.nov., a new genus for a group of diatoms (Bacillariophyta) formerly within the genus Diadesmis: species from Hawai'i, including one new species. Diatom Research 29(4): 351-360, 36 figs.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 September 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 July 2019.