Navicula microcephala Grunow 1868

Publication Details
Navicula microcephala Grunow 1868: 19

Published in: Grunow, A. (1868 '1867'). Algae. In: Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Botanischer Theil. Erster Band. Sporenpflanzen. (Fenzl, E. et al. Eds), pp. 1-104. Wien [Vienna]: Aus der Kaiserlich Königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckeri in Commission bei Karl Gerold's Sohn.

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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Brachysira microcephala (Grunow) Compère.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), little head.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 07 November 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 November 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 September 2022

 
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