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Placoneis cuneata (M.Möller ex Foged) M.Potapova 2014

Publication details
Placoneis cuneata (M.Möller ex Foged) M.Potapova 2014: 99

Published in: Potapova, M. (2014). Diatoms of Bering Island, Kamchatka, Russia. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 143: 63-102, 401 fig., 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Placoneis is Placoneis gastrum (Ehrenberg) Mereschkowsky.

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

Basionym
Navicula dicephala f. cuneata M.Møller ex Foged

Type information
Type locality: "Freshwater kieselguhr deposit, Co. Antrim, Ireland" (Foged 1977: 78).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wedge-shaped (Brown 1946).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula dicephala f. cuneata M.Møller ex Foged 1977
Placoneis elginensis var. cuneata (M.Møller ex Foged) Lange-Bertalot 1985
Navicula elginensis var. cuneata (M.Moller ex Foged) Lange-Bertalot 1985

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Created: 22 October 2014 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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