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Placoneis porifera var. opportuna (Hustedt) Novelo, Tavera & Ibarra, nom. inval. 2007

Publication details
Placoneis porifera var. opportuna (Hustedt) Novelo, Tavera & Ibarra 2007: 53, nom. inval.

Published in: Novelo, E., Tavera, R. & Ibarra, C (2007). Bacillariophyceae from Karstic Wetlands in Mexico. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 54: 1-136, 3 figs, 21 pls..

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 Placoneis opportuna (Hustedt) Chudaev & Gololobova

Navicula opportuna Hustedt

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
According to CAS, 'Basionym and its place of publication is indicated only indirectly by the citation of "Navicula porifera var. opportuna (Hustedt) Lange-Bertalot in Krammer & Lange-Bertalot. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 9: 86, fig. 198. 1985"'. - (9 Apr 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Placoneis porifera var. opportuna (Hustedt) Novelo, Tavera & Ibarra)
Europe: Ireland (Wolnik & Carter 2014).

Source of current name
Chudaev, D.A. & Gololobova, M.A. (2016). [Diatoms of the Glubokoe lake (Moscow region)]. pp. [1]-446, 266 pls. Moscow. [in Russian]

Created: 09 April 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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