Navicula scutelloides W.Smith ex W.Gregory 1856

Publication Details
Navicula scutelloides W.Smith ex W.Gregory 1856: 4, pl. 1: fig. 15

Published in: Gregory, W. (1856). Notice of some new species of British fresh-water Diatomaceae. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, New Series 4: 1-14, 1 pl.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Navicula is Navicula tripunctata (O.F.Müller) Bory.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cavinula scutelloides (W.Smith ex W.Gregory) Lange-Bertalot.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Norfolk [England], Lochleven [Scotland].; (Gregory 1856: 4) Lectotype (fide Van de Vijver, Jüttner & Hamilton (Notulae algarum 242): BR; 4722 (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 May 2023

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 May 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 May 2024

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