Navicula palpebralis Brébisson ex W.Smith 1853

Navicula palpebralis Brébisson ex W.Smith

Current name: Navicula palpebralis Brébisson ex W.Smith
600x __Dim. 23 x 75 µm - 13 February 2012. Robert Lavigne (

Publication Details
Navicula palpebralis Brébisson ex W.Smith 1853: 50, pl. 31: fig. 273

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.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Navicula is Navicula tripunctata (O.F.Müller) Bory.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Poole Bay. Hull: R. Harrison; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: marine; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), of or on the eyelids.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 April 2024

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