Placoneis gastrum (Ehrenberg) Mereschkowsky 1903
Placoneis gastrum (Ehrenberg) Mereschkowsky 1903: 13, pl. 1: fig. 17
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Placoneis.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Pinnularia gastrum Ehrenberg
Lectotype locality: Husavic, Iceland (79°N 342W); (Jahn 2004: 232) Lectotype: Dr. Thienemann; 1821; fuel peat; BHUPM (Ehrenberg Collection); Geographical Preparation 351016 c blue (Jahn 2004: 232, fig. 3) Notes: Syntypes: Vera Cruz, Mexico; New Haven, Connecticut; Iceland. Collector: Carl Ehrenberg (INA).
Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), belly, stomach, womb, paunch (Brown 1946).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 04 July 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 November 2022