Cocconeis scutellum var. genuina Cleve, nom. inval.
Cocconeis scutellum var. genuina Cleve 1895: 170, nom. inval.
Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1895). Synopsis of the naviculoid diatoms. Part II. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsak Akademiens Handlingar 27(3): 1-219, 4 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cocconeis scutellum Ehrenberg
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of scutum, a shield; literally, little shield (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: nominal variety requires autonymic epithet. "24.3. Infraspecific names with final epithets such as genuinus, originalis, originarius, typicus, verus, and veridicus, purporting to indicate the taxon containing the type of the name of the next higher-ranked taxon, are not validly published unless they are autonyms (Art. 26)." - (26 Feb 2016) - M.D. Guiry
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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 22 April 2019.