Navicula exilis , nom. illeg. 1880
Navicula exilis Grunow in van Heurck 1880: 101, pl. 12: figs 11-12, nom. illeg.
Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1880). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas. pls I-XXX [pls 1-30]. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Brachysira microcephala (Grunow) Compère
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), thin, slender, meagre, poor (Brown 1946).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Navicula exilis Kützing, 1844. - (30 Oct 2011) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Novais, M.H., Blanco, S., Morais, M., Hoffmann, L. & Ector, L. (2015). Catalogue of continental diatoms from Portugal, including the Archipelagos of Azores and Madeira: updated nomenclature, distribution and bibliography. In: Diatom Monographs (Witkowski, A., ed.). Vol. 17A. pp. 1-876. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Scientific Books.
Eberle, M.E. (2008). Recent diatoms reported from the central United States: register of taxa and synonyms. Hays, Kansas: Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.
Patrick, R.[M.] & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 1-688.
Created: 30 October 2011 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 25 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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Compère, P. (1988). Brachysira microcephala (Grunow) Compère nom correct de "Navicula exilis" Grunow 1860 non Kützing 1844. Mémoires de la Société Royale de Botanique de Belgique 10: 9-11.
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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 20 October 2021.