Caloneis formosa var. quadrilineata ex Cleve
Caloneis formosa var. quadrilineata Grunow ex Cleve 1894: 58
Original publication: Cleve, P.T. (1894). Synopsis of the naviculoid diatoms. Part I. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, series 4 26(2): 1-194, 5 pl.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Caloneis is Caloneis amphisbaena (Bory de Saint Vincent) Cleve.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Caloneis oregonica var. quadrilineata (Grunow ex Cleve) R.M.Patrick
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a Brackish species.
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=Caloneis&species=formosa
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=Caloneis&Species=formosa
Created: 16 September 2012 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 16 September 2012 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.