Micromega parvum ( ex Kützing)
Micromega parvum (Meneghini ex Kützing) Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 933
Published in: Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by
J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L. ; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. i-xii, 1- 968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co., Ave Maria Lane.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Micromega is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Navicula parva (Meneghini ex Kutzing) Cleve-Euler
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), little, small, puny (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine 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.
Source of current name
Cleve-Euler, A. (1953). Die Diatomeen von Schweden und Finnland. Teil III. Monoraphideae, Biraphideae 1. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, ser. IV 4(5): 1-255, figs 484-970.
Created: 18 April 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 18 April 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.