Hippodonta capitata (Ehrenberg) Lange-Bertalot, Metzeltin & Witkowski 1996

Publication Details
Hippodonta capitata (Ehrenberg) Lange-Bertalot, Metzeltin & Witkowski 1996: 254, pl. 2: fig. 5; pl. 3; fig. 1; pl. 4; fig. 23

Published in: Lange-Bertalot, H., Metzeltin, D. & Witkowski, A (1996). Hippodonta gen. nov. Umschreibung und Begründung einer neuer Gattung der Naviculaceae. Iconographia Diatomologica 4: 247-275.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hippodonta is Hippodonta luneburgensis (Grunow) Lange-Bertalot, Metzeltin & A.Witkowski.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Navicula capitata Ehrenberg

Type Information
Lectotype locality: “Berlin [Germany]; (Jahn & Kusber 2004: 584) Notes: Lectotype (designated by Jahn & Kusber 2004" 584): "Taxonomic preparations No. 540129-2 in BHUPM (Fig. 37). The lectotype specimen corresponds to the specimen on drawing sheet No. 844 in BHUPM (Fig. 35), the drawn striae are more similar to the lectotype specimen than the published illustration in Ehrenberg (1838: t. 13, fig. 20, 1st cell) (Fig. 36)."

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 29 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 January 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 January 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 February 2023

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