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Craticula elkab (O.Müller ex O.Müller) Lange-Bertalot, Kusber & Cocquyt

Publication details
Craticula elkab (O.Müller ex O.Müller) Lange-Bertalot, Kusber & Cocquyt in Kusber & Cocquyt 2007: 119 (as 'El Kab' )

Published in: Kusber, W.-H. & Cocquyt, C. (2007). Craticula elkab (O. Müller ex O. Müller) Lange-Bertalot, Kusber & Conquyt, comb. nov. - Typification and observations based on African sediment core material. Diatom Research 22(1): 117-126, 37 fig., 1 table, 37 figs, 1 table.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Craticula is Craticula perrotettii Grunow.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Navicula elkab O.Müller ex O.Müller

Type information
Epitype locality: Ounianga (Chad, Africa), sediment core OUNIK04-1P, 584-585 cm core depth interval (Kusber & Cocquyt 2007: 119). Lectotype (Pl. 12: fig. 21 in Hedwigia 38, 1899): slide B. 400 040 256 in B (illustrated in as fig. 6) (epitype) (Kusber & Cocquyt 2007: 119, fig. 2 (lectotype)). Notes: [First described in 1899 from El Kalb (formerly Upper Egypt, now Sudan)]. Isoepitype: slide BR 4098

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula elkab O.Müller ex O.Müller 1910

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula vallis-natrii f. lanceolata O.Müller 1899
Navicula vallis-natrii f. subcapitata O.Müller 1899
Navicula cuspidata var. elkabensis Muschler 1908

Nomenclatural notes
Invalidly introduced by Lange-Bertalot (2001: 112), where an invalid name is cited (Otto Müller did not validate the name as he did not provide a description for the nominal element; see Kusber & Cocqyt 2007: 118). - (8 Jul 2013) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Habitat notes
Living in electrolyte rich, sodium carbonate and chloride rich waters - (4 Jun 2010) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Beauger, A., Wetzel, C.E., Voldoire, O., Garreau, A. & Ector, L. (2017). Morphology and ecology of Craticula lecohui sp. nov. (Bacillariophyceae) from hydrothermal springs (Puy-de-Dôme, Massif Central, France and comparison with similar Craticula species. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 146: 7-22, 30 figs.

Lange-Bertalot, H. (2001). Navicula sensu stricto. 10 Genera separated from Navicula sensu lato. Frustulia. Diatoms of Europe: diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats. Vol. 2 pp. 1-526, 140 pls. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag. K.G.

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Kusber, W.-H. & Cocquyt, C. (2007). Craticula elkab (O. Müller ex O. Müller) Lange-Bertalot, Kusber & Conquyt, comb. nov. - Typification and observations based on African sediment core material. Diatom Research 22(1): 117-126, 37 fig., 1 table, 37 figs, 1 table.

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