Placoneis gracilis , -Bertalot & García-Rodríguez 2005
Placoneis gracilis Metzeltin, Lange-Bertalot & García-Rodríguez 2005: 180, pl. 73: figs 15-17; pl. 76: fig. 3
Published in: Metzeltin, D., Lange-Bertalot, H. & García-Rodriguez, F. (2005). Diatoms of Uruguay. Compared with other taxa from South America and elsewhere. Iconographia Diatomologica 15: 1-736.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Uruguay: Dpto. Rocha: Laguna Merín, Río Cebollatí (Metzeltin, Lange-Bertalot & García-Rodriguez: 180). Notes: Type: Praep. Uru 2003-33, in coll. Lange-Bertalot, Bot. Inst. Univ. Frankfurt a.M.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Included in Miscoe et al. (2016: 18) as "cf." - (13 Jun 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Placoneis gracilis Metzeltin, Lange-Bertalot & García-Rodríguez)
Asia: Japan (Kihara & al. 2015).
Miscoe, L.H., Johansen, J.R., Kociolek, J.P. & Lowe, R.L. (2016). The diatom flora and cyobacteria from caves on Kauai, Hawaii. I. Investigation of the cave diatom flora of Kanuai, Hawaii: an emphasis on taxonomy and distribution. Bibliotheca Phycologica 123: 3-74.
Created: 30 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 June 2016 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 26 September 2021.