Placoneis constans var. symmetrica (Hustedt) H.Kobayasi 2002
Placoneis constans var. symmetrica (Hustedt) H.Kobayasi in Mayama & al. 2002: 89
Published in: Mayama, S., Idei, M., Osada, K. & Nagumo, T. (2002). Nomenclatural changes for 20 diatom taxa occurring in Japan. Diatom. The Japanese Journal of Diatomology 18: 89-91.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Placoneis symmetrica (Hustedt) Lange-Bertalot
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), constant, uniform, consistent, consisting of (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Placoneis constans var. symmetrica (Hustedt) H.Kobayasi)
South America: Brazil (Moresco & Rodrigues 2016).
Africa: Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015).
Source of current name
Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. -908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
Created: 22 February 2014 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 February 2021 by M.D. Guiry
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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 24 September 2021.