Navicula capitata ( ) R.
Navicula capitata (Ehrenberg) R.Ross 1947, v.97: 192
Original publication: Ross, R. (1947). Freshwater Diatomeae (Bacillariophyta). In Botany of the Canadian Eastern Arctic. Pt. II: Thallophyta and Bryophyta, ed. by N. Polunin. Nat. Mus. Can. Bull. 97: 178-233, 3 pl.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Navicula is Navicula tripunctata (O.F.Müller) Bory de Saint-Vincent.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Hippodonta capitata (Ehrenberg) Lange-Bertalot, Metzeltin & Witkowski
Navicula capitata Ehrenberg
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Aboal, M., Alvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diat. Monogr. 4: 1-639.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Navicula&species=capitata
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Navicula&Species=capitata
Created: 20 March 2009 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 03 June 2010 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.