Navicula crassa W.Gregory 1855
Navicula crassa W.Gregory 1855: 41, pl. IV : fig. 18
Published in: Gregory, W. (1855). On the post-Tertiary lacustrine sand containing diatomaceous exuviae from Glenshire near Inverary. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science 3: 30-43.
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 Caloneis crassa (W.Gregory) R.Ross.
Described as a fossil.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), thick (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 30 January 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 June 2023