Campylodiscus parvulus W.Smith 1851
Campylodiscus parvulus W.Smith 1851: 7, pl. 1: fig. 4 a, b
Published in: Smith, W. (1851). Notes on the Diatomaceae, with descriptions of British species included in the genera Campylodiscus, Surirella and Cymatopleura. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 2 7: 1-14, pls I-III.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Campylodiscus is Campylodiscus clypeus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg ex Kützing.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Campylodiscus fastuosus Ehrenberg
Type locality: Poole Bay [Dorset, England] (Smith 1851: 7).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Campylodiscus parvulus W.Smith)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002).
Africa: South Africa (Giffen 1967).
Source of current name
Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.
Kryshtofowicz, A. N. (Ed.) (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomikh vodorosleyi. Poryadok Pennales [Diatom analysis. Manual for identification of fossil and modern diatoms. Order Pennales]. Vol. 3(1) pp. 398, 117 plates. Moscow & Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoye Izdatel'stvo Geologicheskoy Literatury. [in Russian]
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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 18 May 2021.