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Placoneis elginensis var. cuneata (M.Møller ex Foged) Lange-Bertalot 1985

Publication details
Placoneis elginensis var. cuneata (M.Møller ex Foged) Lange-Bertalot in Krammer & Lange-Bertalot 1985: 68; pl. 23, fig. 3-6

Published in: Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1985). Naviculaceae Neue und wenig bekannte Taxa, neue Kombinationen und Synonyme sowie Bemerkungen zu einigen Gattungen. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 9: [1]-230, pls 1-43.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Placoneis is Placoneis gastrum (Ehrenberg) Mereschkowsky.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Placoneis cuneata (M.Möller ex Foged) M.Potapova

Navicula dicephala f. cuneata M.Møller ex Foged

Type information
Type locality: "Freshwater kieselguhr deposit, Co. Antrim, Ireland" (Foged 1977: 78).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Placoneis elginensis var. cuneata (M.Møller ex Foged) Lange-Bertalot)
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Harper & al. 2012).

Source of current name
Potapova, M. (2014). Diatoms of Bering Island, Kamchatka, Russia. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 143: 63-102, 401 fig., 1 table.

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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 25 September 2021.

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