Navicula expansa Hagelstein
Navicula expansa Hagelstein 1939: 384, pl. 6, fig. 10
Original publication: Hagelstein, R. (1939). Diatomaceae of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands. .: New York Academy of Sciences.
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 Navicula zeta Cleve
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a Brackish species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Navicula expansa Hagelstein)
North America: United States of America (Patrick & Reimer 1966).
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=expansa
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=expansa
Created: 29 November 2002 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 28 December 2011 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Cite this record as:
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 24 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:80181