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Placoneis elginensis (W.Gregory) E.J.Cox

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cymbellales
Family Gomphonemataceae
Genus Placoneis

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Placoneis elginensis (W.Gregory) E.J.Cox
Truckee River, Nevada, USA; 1000x, DIC, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection. 29 Sep 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Placoneis elginensis (W.Gregory) E.J.Cox Truckee River, Nevada, USA; 1000x, DIC, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Placoneis elginensis (W.Gregory) E.J.Cox 1988: 155, figs 20-27, 34, 35, 45, 46, 51

Published in: Cox, E.J. (1988 '1987'). Placoneis Mereschkowsky: the re-evaluation of a diatom genus originally characterized by its chloroplast type. Diatom Research 2: 145-157.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Placoneis is Placoneis gastrum (Ehrenberg) Mereschkowsky.

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

Basionym
Pinnularia elginensis W.Gregory

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pinnularia elginensis W.Gregory 1856
Navicula elginensis (W.Gregory) Ralfs 1861
Navicula dicephala var. elginensis (W.Gregory) Cleve 1895
Placoneis dicephala var. elginensis (Gregory) Mereschkowsky 1903

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula anglica Ralfs 1861
Navicula dicephala f. minor Grunow 1880
Navicula placentula var. anglica (Ralfs) Grunow 1880
Navicula tumida var. anglica (Ralfs) Gutwinski 1891
Navicula anglica f. major Cleve-Euler 1932
Placoneis anglica (Ralfs) E.J.Cox 2003

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. [1]-656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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.

Reichardt, E. (2018). Die Diatomeen im Gebiet der Stadt Treuchtlingen. pp. [1]-576 (Band 1); 579-1184 (Band 2), incl 451 pls. München: Bayerische Botanische Gesellschaft [Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft].

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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