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Micromega parasiticum (Griffiths ex Harvey) Kützing

Publication details
Micromega parasiticum (Griffiths ex Harvey) Kützing 1844: 116; pl. 27/2, fig. 1-3

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
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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 Amphipleura rutilans var. parasitica (Griffiths ex Harvey) Cleve-Euler

Basionym
Schizonema parasiticum Griffiths ex Harvey

Type information
England: Devon: Torbay; Sidmouth.

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also proposed by Ralfs in Pritchard 1861:932. (See INA and CAS Diatom Collection) - (17 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
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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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2019.

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