Pinnularia exigua W.Gregory
Pinnularia exigua W.Gregory 1854: 99; pl. IV, fig. 14
Original publication: Gregory, W. (1854). Notice of the new forms and varieties of known forms occurring in the diatomaceous earth of Mull; with remarks on the classification of the Diatomaceae. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science 2: 90-100, pl. IV.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Placoneis exigua (Gregory) Mereschkovsky
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
See Navicula exigua, for which this may be the correct name. "P. exigua n. sp. ?" is mentioned in the plate description, but Navicula or Pinnularia in the text. - (8 Mar 2007) - Wendy Guiry
Eberle, M.E.. (2008). Recent Diatoms reported from the Central United States: Register of Taxa and Synonyms. Hays, Kansas, USA: Departemen of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Pinnularia&species=exigua
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=Pinnularia&Species=exigua
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 April 2012 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 13 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:102818