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Micromega molle (W.Smith) Ralfs

Publication details
Micromega molle (W.Smith) Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 931

Published in: Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L. ; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. i-xii, 1- 968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co., Ave Maria Lane.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Micromega is .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Navicula ramosissima var. mollis (W.Smith) Hendey

Basionym
Schizonema molle W.Smith

Type information
Type locality: Coast of Aberdeen [Scotland]

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, pliant (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also proposed by P.L.Crouan & H.M.Crouan (1861:839), with the same basionym (CAS Diatom Collection). - (14 Apr 2019) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine 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.

Key references
Crouan, P.L. & Crouan, H.M. (1861). Suite des algues marines et liste des Diatomées marines recueillies dans le Finistère. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 7(9/10): 836-839.

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