Caloneis formosa (Gregory) Cleve
Caloneis formosa (Gregory) Cleve 1894: 57
Original publication: Cleve, P.T. (1894). Synopsis of the naviculoid diatoms. Part I. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, series 4 26(2): 1-194, 5 pl.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Caloneis is Caloneis amphisbaena (Bory de Saint Vincent) Cleve.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Caloneis westii (W.Smith) Hendey
Navicula formosa Gregory
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Distribution by country
Source of synonymy
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..
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Caloneis&species=formosa
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=formosa
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 September 2012 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Cite this record as:
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 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:111627