Placoneis gastrum (Ehrenberg) Mereschkowsky 1903

Publication Details
Placoneis gastrum (Ehrenberg) Mereschkowsky 1903: 13, pl. 1: fig. 17

Published in: Mereschkowsky, C. (1903). Über Placoneis, ein neues Diatomeen-Genus. Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt 15(1): 1-30, pl. 1.

Type Species
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

Type Information
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).

General Environment
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.; searched on 27 November 2022

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