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Placoneis mutica (Kützing) Mereschkowsky 1903

Publication details
Placoneis mutica (Kützing) Mereschkowsky 1903: 9

Published in: Mereschkowsky, C. (1903). Über Placoneis, ein neues Diatomeen-Genus. Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt 15(1): 1-30, pl. 1.

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 Luticola mutica (Kützing) D.G.Mann

Basionym
Navicula mutica Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Germany: East Frisian Islands: Wangerooge (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: brackish rain puddles. (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), without a point, awnless, blunt (Stearn 1985).

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

Habitat notes
Also living in brackish water. Aerophil - (26 Dec 2011) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
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.

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Created: 28 March 2009 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 26 December 2011 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 July 2021.

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