Luticola mutica (Kützing) D.G.Mann
Luticola mutica (Kützing) D.G.Mann in Round et al. 1990: 670
Original publication: Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The Diatoms: Biology and morphology of the genera. pp. i-xi, 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Luticola.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Navicula mutica Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), without a point, awnless, blunt (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Distribution by country
North America: United States of America (Patrick & Reimer 1966).
South-west Asia: Iran (Jamaloo et al.. 2006).
Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006).
(as Luticola mutica (Kützing) D.G.Mann)
Europe: Britain (Whitton et al. 2003), Poland (Zelazna-Wieczorek 2011), Romania (Caraus 2012), Spain (Aboal, Puig & Soler 1996, Aboal, Puig & Prefasi 1998, Aboal, Marín & Zafra 2003, Ros, Marín-Murcia & Aboal 2009).
North America: Arkansas (Smith 2010).
South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça et al. 2010).
South-west Asia: Pakistan (Husna et al. 2007).
South-east Asia: Singapore (Pham et al. 2011).
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Harper et al. 2012).
Pacific Islands: Hawaiian Islands (Sherwood 2004).
Source of synonymy
Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The Diatoms: Biology and morphology of the genera. pp. i-xi, 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Aboal, M., Alvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diat. Monogr. 4: 1-639.
Husna, R. Zarina, A., Masud-ul-Hasan & Shameel, M. (2007). Taxonomic study of some diatoms from Lahore, Pakistan. International Journal of Phycology and Phycochemistry, Vol. 3 (1) pp. 55-64.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Luticola&species=mutica
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=Luticola&Species=mutica
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 December 2011 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:84832