Fallacia pygmaea (Kützing) Stickle & D.G.Mann 1990
Fallacia pygmaea (Kützing) Stickle & D.G.Mann 1990: 668
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Fallacia.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Navicula pygmaea Kützing
Type locality: France: Calvados; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype: BM; 77887 (Poulin & Hamilton 2021: 113) Notes: Collected by Brébisson from oyster bed (INA). Iconotype: specimen illustrated in Simonsen (1975, fig. 2a, b) (Poulin & Hamilton. 2021: 113).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 06 July 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 December 2022