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Placoneis macedonica Levkov & Metzeltin 2007

Publication details
Placoneis macedonica Levkov & Metzeltin in Levkov & al. 2007: 110, pl. 98; pl. 99: figs 20-23

Published in: Levkov, Z., Krstic, S., Metzeltin, D. & Nakov, T. (2007). Diatoms of Lakes Prespa and Ohrid, about 500 taxa from ancient lake system. Iconographia Diatomologica 16: 1-613.

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 Paraplaconeis macedonica (Levkov & Metzeltin) Kulikovskiy, Metzeltin & Lange-Bertalot

Type information
Macedonia: Lake Ohrid: St. Naum Springs

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Placoneis macedonica Levkov & Metzeltin)
Europe: North Macedonia (Levkov & Williams 2012).

Source of current name
Kulikovskiy, M.S., Lange-Bertalot, H., Metzeltin, D. & Witkowski, A. (2012). Lake Baikal: Hotspot of endemic diatoms I. Iconographia Diatomologica 23: 1-607, incl. 156 pls.

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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 23 September 2021.

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