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Navicula didymus Ehrenberg 1840

Publication details
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.

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 Diploneis didymus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Italy: Caltanisetta, Italy (fossil); Germany: Cuxhaven and Wismar (living) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
From INA: "as Navicula (Pinnularia) Didymus, indicating that epithet is a substantive (didymos, Greek for testicle)." - (20 Aug 2010) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
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. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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