Micromega parasiticum ( ex ) Kützing
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], -152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
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
England: Devon: Torbay; Sidmouth.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), parasitic (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Combination also proposed by Ralfs in Pritchard 1861:932. (See INA and CAS Diatom Collection) - (17 Apr 2019) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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.
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.
Created: 17 April 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 17 April 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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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.