Navicula lyra Ehrenberg 1000x __Dim. 50 x 125 µm
Navicula lyra Ehrenberg 1843: 419(131); pl. 1(1), fig. 9a
Original publication: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd-und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-466, pls 1-4.
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 Lyrella lyra (Ehrenberg) Karajeva
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a Brackish species.
Distribution by country
Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Day et al. 1995).
Handey (1974: 290) records this species as a currently accepted name. Day et al. (1995: 38) record Naviculalyra f. typica H.Perag. & Perag. as being a currently accepted name.
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=lyra
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=lyra
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 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 26 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:106079