Navicula major (Kützing) 1838
Frustulia major Kützing 250x__Dim. 45 x 295 µm
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pinnularia major (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Frustulia major Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
"Invalid?" [CAS] but no explanation; Kützing (1844: 97; pl. 4: figs 19-20) also introduced the combination. - (1 Jun 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
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], -152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 February 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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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 16 April 2021.