Navicula amphioxys Ehrenberg 1843: 417(129); pl. 1/1, fig. 8
Original publication: 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.
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 Pinnularia amphioxys Ehrenberg
Origin of species name
Adjective (Greek), sharp on both sides (Griffith 2004).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Navicula amphioxys Ehrenberg)
North America: United States of America (Patrick & Reimer 1966).
Eberle, M.E.. (2008). Recent Diatoms reported from the Central United States: Register of Taxa and Synonyms. Hays, Kansas, USA: Departemen of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.
Patrick, R. & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. pp. 688. Philadelphia: Academy of Natural Sciences.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Navicula&species=amphioxys
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=amphioxys
Created: 16 May 2012 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 16 May 2012 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:108913