Navicula formosa Gregory
Navicula formosa Gregory 1856: 42, pl. 5, fig. 6
Original publication: Gregory, W. (1856). On the post-Tertiary diatomaceous sand of Glenshire, Part II. Containing an account af a number of additional undescribed species. Transactions of the Microscopical Society, New Series 4: 35-48, pl. V.
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 Caloneis westii (W.Smith) Hendey
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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=Navicula&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=Navicula&Species=formosa
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 September 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 21 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:111626