Caloneis westii (W.Smith) Hendey
Caloneis westii (W.Smith) Hendey 630x _Dim. 23 x 120 µm
Caloneis westii (W.Smith) Hendey 1964: 230
Original publication: Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). Vol. Ser. IV (part 5) pp. xxii + 317. Gt. Britain: Minist. Agric. Fish. Food, Fish Invest..
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Caloneis is Caloneis amphisbaena (Bory de Saint Vincent) Cleve.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Navicula westii W.Smith
This is a marine species.
South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça et al. 2010).
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Harper et al. 2012).
Source of synonymy
Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Caloneis&species=westii
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=Caloneis&Species=westii
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:85104