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Odontidium mutabile W.Smith

Publication details
Odontidium mutabile W.Smith 1856: 17, pl.34, fig. 290

Published in: Smith, W. (1856). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, functions and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. Vol. 2 pp. [i-vi] - xxix, 1-107, pls 32-60, 61-62, A-E. London: John van Voorst.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Odontidium is Odontidium hyemale (Roth) K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Staurosirella mutabilis (W.Smith) E.Morales & Van de Vijver

Origin of species name
variable.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: UK: England: Sussex: Plumpton and near Lewes (Silva 1996-to date). Notes: Syntype material in BR (Morales et al., 2015: figs 20-47).

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Source of current name
Morales, E.A, Wetzel, C.E, Van de Vijver, B. & Ector, L. (2015). Morphological studies on type material of widely cited araphid diatoms (Bacillariophyta). Phycologia 54(5): 455-470.

Key references
Patrick, R.[M.] & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 1-688.

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