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Diatoma grandis W.Smith 1855

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Diatoma is Diatoma vulgaris Bory.

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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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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