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Podosira maxima (Kützing) Grunow 1879

Publication details
Podosira maxima (Kützing) Grunow 1879: 671, pl. 21: fig. 2

Published in: Grunow, A. (1879). Algen und Diatomeen aus dem Kaspischen Meere. New species and varieties of Diatomaceae from the Caspian Sea, translated with additional notes by F. Kitton. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society 2: 677-691, pl. 21.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Podosira is Podosira moniliformis Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Cyclotella maxima Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), largest.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cyclotella maxima Kützing 1844
Cycloplea maxima (Kützing) Trevisan 1848
Lysigonium maximum (Kützing) Kuntze 1898
Melosira hormoides var. maxima (Kützing) A.Cleve 1951
Melosira hormoides var. maxima (Kützing) A.Cleve 1951

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

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