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Caloneis brevis f. africana M.H.Giffen 1967

Publication details
Caloneis brevis f. africana M.H.Giffen 1967: 256, pl. 2: fig. 23 (as 'var. distoma f. africana' )

Published in: Giffen, M.H. (1967). Contributions to the diatom flora of South Africa III. Diatoms of the marine littoral regions at Kidd's Beach near east London, Cape Province, South Africa. Nova Hedwigia 13(1/2): 245-292, pls 59-63.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Caloneis is Caloneis amphisbaena (Bory) Cleve.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caloneis africana (M.H.Giffen) Stidolph

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), short, of small extent (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
"Habitat in aquis subsalsis lacunarum litoris borealis prope ostium fluvii Umkantzi in colonia provinciae Capensis Kidd's Beach dicta in Africa Meridionalis.' Notes: "Typus: praeparatum No. 197 in collectione GIFFEN, Fort Hare, provincia Capensis. Iconotypus: figura nostra No. 23."

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Source of current name
Stidolph, S.R. (1995). A morphological and taxonomic study of the complex of diatoms assigned to Caloneis brevis (Gregory) Cleve. Diatom Research 10(1): 165-177.

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