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Navicula glaberrima West & G.S.West

Publication details
Navicula glaberrima West & G.S.West 1911: 282, pl. XXVI [26]: fig. 125

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1911). Part VII. Freshwater algae. In: British Antarctic Expedition 1907-9. Vol. 1 Biology. (Murray, J. Eds), pp. 264-298.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Navicula is Navicula tripunctata (O.F.Müller) Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Craticula glaberrima (West & G.S.West) Van de Vijver, Kopalová, Zidarova & E.J.Cox

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very glabrous, smooth.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Antarctica: McMurdo Sound: lake on west side (West & West 1911: 282). Notes: Lectotype (Van de Vijver et al. 2012: 156): slide BM34117

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Source of current name
Van de Vijver, B., Kopalová, K., Zidarova, R. & Cox, E.J. (2013). New and interesting small-celled naviculoid diatoms (Bacillariophyta) from the Maritime Antarctic Region. Nova Hedwigia 97(1/2): 189-208, 116 figs.

Key references
Van de Vijver, B., Tavernier, I., Kellogg, T.B., Gibson, J., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W. & K.Sabbe (2012). Revision of type materials of Antarctic diatom species (Bacillariophyta) described by West & West (1911), with the description of two new species. Fottea 12(2): 149-169, 127 fig., 3 tables.

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