Navicula anglica Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 900
Original publication: Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by
J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L. ; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. i-xii, 1- 968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co., Ave Maria Lane.
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 elginensis (Gregory) E.J.Cox
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Of England (Anglia), English (Stearn 1992).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Navicula anglica Ralfs)
Europe: Czech Republic (Gross, Oesterhelt, Tischendorf & Lederer 2002 ), France (Méléder et al. 2007 ), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas 1982, Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982).
Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006).
Day et al. (1995) record this as being a currently accepted species.
Source of synonymy
Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae). In: Die Süsswasser - Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft. 10, 2. Aufl. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. vii + 466, 875 fig. Jena:
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=anglica
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=anglica
Created: 29 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 June 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 25 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:109536