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Placoneis dicephala var. elginensis (Gregory) Mereschkowsky 1903

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cymbellales
Family Gomphonemataceae
Genus Placoneis

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Placoneis dicephala var. elginensis (Gregory) Mereschkowsky
Truckee River, Nevada, USA; 1000x, DIC, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection. 29 Sep 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Placoneis elginensis (W.Gregory) E.J.Cox Truckee River, Nevada, USA; 1000x, DIC, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Placoneis dicephala var. elginensis (Gregory) Mereschkowsky 1903: 7

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 Placoneis elginensis (W.Gregory) E.J.Cox

Basionym
Pinnularia elginensis W.Gregory

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

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
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.

Created: 30 April 2012 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 30 April 2012 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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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 24 July 2021.

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