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Navicula major (Kützing) Ehrenberg 1838

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Naviculales
Suborder Naviculineae
Family Naviculaceae
Genus Navicula

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Navicula major (Kützing) Ehrenberg
250x__Dim. 45 x 295 µm. 30 Oct 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Navicula major (Kützing) Ehrenberg
250x__Dim. 45 x 295 µm. 30 Oct 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Pterosiphonia bipinnata var. robusta (N.L.Gardner) Doty

Frustulia major Kützing 250x__Dim. 45 x 295 µm
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Publication details
Navicula major (Kützing) Ehrenberg 1838: 177

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1838). Atlas von Vier und Sechzig Kupfertafeln ze Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg über Infusionsthierchen. pp. pls I-LXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Navicula is Navicula tripunctata (O.F.Müller) Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst

Basionym
Frustulia major Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.

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

Nomenclatural notes
"Invalid?" [CAS] but no explanation; Kützing (1844: 97; pl. 4: figs 19-20) also introduced the combination. - (1 Jun 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
De Toni, J.B. & Forti, A. (1920). enumerazione di alghe marine cilene comunicate dal Sig. Marcial R. espinosa. Bol. Mus. Nac. Chile 11: 277-283.

Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.

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