Decussata placenta ( ) -Bertalot & Metzeltin, nom. inval. 2000
Decussata placenta (Ehrenberg) Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin in Lange-Bertalot 2000: 671, nom. inval.
Published in: Lange-Bertalot, H. (2000). Transfer to the generic rank of Decussata Patrick as a subgenus of Navicula Bory. Iconographia Diatomologica 9: 670-673, 9 figs in 1 pl.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Decussata.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Decussiphycus placenta (Ehrenberg) Guiry & Gandhi
Navicula placenta Ehrenberg
Type locality: U.S.A.: Oregon: Columbia River (Index Nominum Algarum).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: genus name invalid. - (27 Feb 2019) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Guiry, M.D. & Gandhi, K. (2019). Decussiphycus gen. nov.: a validation of "Decussata" (R.M.Patrick) Lange-Bertalot (Mastogloiaceae, Bacillariophyta). Notulae Algarum 94: 1-2, no fig.
Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. -804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]
Lange-Bertalot, H. (2001). Navicula sensu stricto. 10 Genera separated from Navicula sensu lato. Frustulia. Diatoms of Europe Vol. 2: diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats. pp. 1-526, 140 pls. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag. K.G.
Li Jiaying & Qi Yuzao [Li, J.Y. & Qi, Y.Z.] (2018). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XXIII Bacillariophyta Naviculaceae (III). pp. [1-8], i-xxiii, 1-214, pls I-XLVIII. Beijing: Science Press.
Created: 18 August 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 February 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2020.