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Gomphonema insigne W.Gregory

Publication details
Gomphonema insigne W.Gregory 1856: 12, pl. 1: fig. 39

Published in: Gregory, W. (1856). Notice of some new species of British fresh-water Diatomaceae. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, New Series 4: 1-14, pl. I.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gomphonema is Gomphonema acuminatum Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
distinguished.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gomphonema lanceolatum var. insigne (W.Gregory) Cleve 1894
Gomphonema affine var. insigne (W.Gregory) G.W.Andrews 1970

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gomphonema insigne var. genuinum Mayer 1928
Gomphonema lanceolatum var. genuinum (Mayer) Cleve-Euler 1932

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Eberle, M.E. (2008). Recent diatoms reported from the central United States: register of taxa and synonyms. Hays, Kansas: Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.

Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1986). Bacillariophyceae 1 Teil: Naviculaceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Herausgegeben von. H. Ettl, J. Gerloff, H. Heynig & D. Mollenhauer. Band 2/1. pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-876, 206 pls with 2976 figures. Stuttgart & New York: Gustav Fischer Verlag.

Levkov, Z., Mitic-Kopanja, D. & Reichardt, E. (2016). The diatom genus Gomphonema in the Republic of Macedonia. In: Diatoms of Europe. Diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats. Volume 8. (Lange-Bertalot, H. Eds), pp. 1-552. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Patrick, R. & Reimer, C.W. (1975). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Vol. 2, Part 1. Entomoneidaceae, Cymbellaceae, Gomphonemaceae, Epithemiaceae. pp. [i]-ix, [1]-213, 28 pls. Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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References
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Reichardt, E. (1999). Zur Revision der Gattung Gomphonema. Die Arten um G. affine/insigne, G. angustatum/micropus, G. acuminatum sowie gomphonemoide Diatomeen aus dem Oberoligozän in Böhmen. Iconographia Diatomologica 8: 1-203.

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