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Sellaphora vitabunda (Hustedt) D.G.Mann 1989

Publication details
Sellaphora vitabunda (Hustedt) D.G.Mann 1989: 2

Published in: Mann, D.G. (1989). The diatom genus Sellaphora: separation from Navicula. British Phycological Journal 24(1): 1-20, 58 figs, 1 table.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Sellaphora is Sellaphora pupula (Kützing) Mereschkovsky.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Navicula vitabunda Hustedt

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Holstein: Krummensee (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: BRM coll. Hustedt 18/89a (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: Type: BRM (coll. Hustedt 18/89a fide Simonsen, Atlas Cat. Diat. Types Fr. Hustedt: 120. 1987 (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), shunning, avoiding, evading (Brown 1946).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula vitabunda Hustedt 1930
Naviculadicta vitabunda (Hustedt) Lange-Bertalot 1994

Nomenclatural notes
Reichardt (2018: 216) also introduced the combination in the name of D.G.Mann; the original proposal by D.G.Mann (1989) appears to be valid. - (20 Mar 2019) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Always found on stones. - (28 May 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Mann, D.G., Thomas, S.J. & Evans, K.M. (2008). Revision of the diatom genus Sellaphora: a first account of the larger species in the British Isles. Fottea 8: 15-78.

Noga, T. (2019). Valuable habitats of protected areas in southern Poland - a source of rare and poorly known diatom species. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 88(1 3595): [1-20], 6 figs, 3 table.

Reichardt, E. (2018). Die Diatomeen im Gebiet der Stadt Treuchtlingen. pp. [1]-576 (Band 1); 579-1184 (Band 2), incl 451 pls. München: Bayerische Botanische Gesellschaft [Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft].

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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