Navicula pusilla W.Smith 1853
Cosmioneis pusilla (W.Smith) D.G.Mann & A.J.Stickle
Wet pavement by moat, Herstmonceaux Castle Kent, UK. - 22 April 2014. C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com
Navicula pusilla W.Smith 1853: 52, pl. 17: fig. 145
Published in: Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cosmioneis pusilla (W.Smith) D.G.Mann & A.J.Stickle.
Type locality: in brackish water, Lewes, Sussex, Great Britain; (Hendey 1964: 208) Type: BM; 23508 (Hendey 1964: 208) Notes: England (Lewes: leg. W. Smith); Northern Ireland (near Belfast: leg. Dr. Dickie) (INA).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwatermarine species.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 05 December 2018
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 December 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 November 2023