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Micromega torquatum (Harvey) Ralfs

Publication details
Micromega torquatum (Harvey) Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 930

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. torquata (Harvey) R.Ross

Basionym
Schizonema smithii var. torquatum Harvey

Type information
Torquay.

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

Taxonomic notes
Binomial also proposed by Crouan frat. 1861. Bull. Soc. Bot. France 7: 839, with Basionym Micromega setaceum var. torquatum Kützing 1849. Sp. Alg. 107. Its Current Name is Navicula ramosissima var. torquata (Harvey) R.Ross in Hartley 1986. (See INA and CAS Diatom Collection) - (20 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.

Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

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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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