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Gomphoneis exigua (Kützing) Medlin, nom. inval.

Publication details
Gomphoneis exigua (Kützing) Medlin in Eberle 2008: 41, nom. inval.

Published in: Eberle, M.E. (2008). Recent diatoms reported from the central United States: register of taxa and synonyms. Hays, Kansas: Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gomphoneis is Gomphoneis elegans (Grunow) Cleve.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gomphonemopsis exigua (Kützing) Medlin

Gomphonema exiguum Kützing

Type information
Type locality: "An einem Ectocarpus im Flensburger Meerbusen." [Flensburg Gulf, Denmark] (Kützing 1844: 84). "Holotypus": BM 18590 (Medlin & Round 1986: 207).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), small, short, poor, scanty (Brown 1956).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Name credited to Medlin but does not seem to have been published elsewhere. Invalid here as a full and direct reference to the basionym has not been achieved and the publication is an electronic one. - (19 Sep 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Medlin, L.K. & Round, F.E. (1986). Taxonomic studies of marine gomphonemoid diatoms. Diatom Research 1(2): 205-225, 100 figs, 1 table.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 December 2019.

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