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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

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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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