Navicula major (Kützing)
Navicula major (Kützing) Ehrenberg 1838: 177
Original publication: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1838). [Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen.] Atlas. pp. pls I-LXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Navicula is Navicula tripunctata (O.F.Müller) Bory de Saint-Vincent.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Frustulia major Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Distribution by country
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Navicula&species=major
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=Navicula&Species=major
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 October 2012 by Robert Lavigne
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 152 times since it was created.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=31805
Cite this record as:
Robert Lavigne in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:85644