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Decussata placenta var. obtusa (F.Meister) Lange-Bertalot, nom. inval. 2000

Publication details
Decussata placenta var. obtusa (F.Meister) 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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Decussata is Decussata placenta (Ehrenberg) Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Decussiphycus placenta var. obtusus (F.Meister) Guiry & Gandhi

Navicula placenta var. obtusa F.Meister

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: genus name invalid. - (27 Feb 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Ducellier, F. (1914). Catalogue des Desmidiacées de la Suisse et de quelques localités frontières. Annuaire du Conservatoire et du Jardin botaniques de Genève 18: 1-7.

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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.

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