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Pleurosigma subtile (Brébisson ex Kützing) Ralfs 1861

Publication details
Pleurosigma subtile (Brébisson ex Kützing) Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 917

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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pleurosigma is Pleurosigma angulatum (J.T.Quekett) W.Smith.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gyrosigma subtile (Brébisson ex Kützing) G.Reid

Basionym
Navicula subtilis Brébisson ex Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), fine, thin, delicate, fine, or precise.

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

General environment
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
Reid, G. & Williams, D.M. (2003). Systematics of the Gyrosigma balticum complex (Bacillariophyta), including three new species. Phycological Research 51(2): 126-142.

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