Navicula arenaria Donkin 1861: 10; pl. 1, fig. 8,9
Original publication: Donkin, A.S. (1861). On the marine Diatomaceae of Northumberland with a description of several new species. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, New Series 1: 1-15, pl. I.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Navicula is Navicula tripunctata (O.F.Müller) Bory de Saint-Vincent.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), in sandy places.
Navicula lanceolata var. arenaria (Donkin) Van Heurck 1885
This is a Brackish species.
(as Navicula lanceolata var. arenaria (Donkin) Van Heurck)
Europe: Romania (Caraus 2002).
Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995).
Source of synonymy
Eberle, M.E.. (2008). Recent Diatoms reported from the Central United States: Register of Taxa and Synonyms. Hays, Kansas, USA: Departemen of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.
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.
Lange-Bertalot, H. (2001). Navicula sensu stricto. 10 Genera separated from Navicula sensu lato. Frustulia. Diatoms of Europe: diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats. Vol. 2 pp. 1-526.: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag. K.G..
Patrick, R. & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. pp. 688. Philadelphia: Academy of Natural Sciences.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Navicula&species=arenaria
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=arenaria
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 April 2012 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Admiraal, W. (1977). Influence of various concentrations of orthophosphate on the division rate of an estuarine benthic diatom, Navicula arenaria, in culture. Marine Biology, Berlin 42: 1-8.
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:93738