Navicula didymus Ehrenberg 1840: 155 (as 'Didymus' )
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], -152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Diploneis didyma (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
From INA: "as Navicula (Pinnularia) Didymus, indicating that epithet is a substantive (didymos, Greek for testicle)." - (20 Aug 2010) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine/freshwater species.
Type locality: Italy: Caltanisetta, Italy (fossil); Germany: Cuxhaven and Wismar (living) (Silva 1996-to date).
Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. , 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 December 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 August 2018.