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Placoneis minor (Grunow) Lange-Bertalot 2005

Publication details
Placoneis minor (Grunow) Lange-Bertalot in Metzeltin, Lange-Bertalot & F.García-Rodríguez 2005: 185

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.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Placoneis is Placoneis gastrum (Ehrenberg) Mereschkowsky.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Paraplaconeis minor (Grunow) Lange-Bertalot

Basionym
Navicula placentula f. minor Grunow

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smaller, inferior, lesser (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Key references
Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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