Navicula placentula ( ) Kützing
Navicula placentula (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844: 94; pl.28, fig.57c
Original publication: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], -152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
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 Placoneis placentula (Ehrenberg) Mereschkowsky
Pinnularia placentula Ehrenberg
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Navicula placentula (Ehrenberg) Kützing)
Europe: Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982).
North America: United States of America (Patrick & Reimer 1966).
South-west Asia: Iran (Jamaloo et al.. 2006).
Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006).
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Navicula&species=placentula
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=placentula
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 April 2012 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 20 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:108779