Navicula didymus 1840
Navicula didymus Ehrenberg 1840: 20 (as 'Didymus' )
Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1840). Eine weitere Erläuterung des Organismus mehrerer in Berlin lebend beobachteter Polythalamien der Nordsee. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königlich-Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1840: 18-23.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Diploneis didymus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg
Type locality: Italy: Caltanisetta, Italy (fossil); Germany: Cuxhaven and Wismar (living) (Index Nominum Algarum).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
From INA: "as Navicula (Pinnularia) Didymus, indicating that epithet is a substantive (didymos, Greek for testicle)." - (20 Aug 2010) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine/freshwater species.
Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. , 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 February 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2021.