Diatoma grandis W.Smith 1855
Diatoma grandis W.Smith 1855: 6; pl. 1: fig.6
Published in: Smith, W. (1855). Notes of an excursion to the south of France and the Auvergne in search of Diatomaceae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 2 15: 1-9, pl. 1.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Diatoma vulgaris var. grandis (W.Smith) Grunow
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), large.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Patrick, R.[M.] & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 1-688.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 August 2020.