Fallacia pygmaea (Kützing) Stickle & D.G.Mann 1990
Fallacia pygmaea (Kützing) Stickle & D.G.Mann 1990: 668
Published in: Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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: 19 January 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 January 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 March 2023