Hippodonta capitata (Ehrenberg) Lange-Bertalot, Metzeltin & Witkowski 1996
Hippodonta capitata (Ehrenberg) Lange-Bertalot, Metzeltin & Witkowski 1996: 254, pl. 2: fig. 5; pl. 3; fig. 1; pl. 4; fig. 23
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
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).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 29 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 05 July 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2022