Adlafia linearis Van de Vijver, nom. inval. 2002
Adlafia linearis Van de Vijver in Van de Vijver, Frenot & Beyens 2002: 20, nom. inval.
Published in: Van de Vijver, B., Frenot, Y. & Beyens, L. (2002). Freshwater diatoms from Île de la Possession (Crozet Archipelago, sub-Antarctica). Bibliotheca Diatomologica 46: 1-412, incl. 132 pls., 1 fig.,  maps.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Adlafia is Adlafia muscora (Kociolek & Reviers) Gerd Moser, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Michelcostea lecohuiana Van de Vijver, Lange-Bertalot, C.E.Wetzel & Ector
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: intended combination of Navicula bryophiloides var. linearis Maillard 1986, nom. inval. - (1 Feb 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
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., Lange-Bertalot, H., Wetzel, C.E. & Ector, L. (2017). Michelcostea, a new diatom genus (Bacillariophyta) from the sub-Antarctic region. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 146: 125-136, 19 figs.
Created: 30 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 July 2021.