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Fallacia pygmaea (Kützing) Stickle & D.G.Mann 1990

Publication details
Fallacia pygmaea (Kützing) Stickle & D.G.Mann in Round, R.M.Crawford & D.G.Mann 1990: 668

Published in: Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Fallacia.

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

Basionym
Navicula pygmaea Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula pygmaea Kützing 1849
Schizonema pygmaeum (Kützing) Kuntze 1898
Lyrella pygmaea (Kützing) Makarova & Karayeva 1987

Habitat notes
Living also in freshwater of high mineral content; sometimes in polluted water - (22 Dec 2011) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Al-Handal, A.Y. & Al-Shaheen, M.A. (2019). Diatoms in the wetlands of Southern Iraq. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 67: [1]-252, incl. 62 pls (652 figs), 1 map.

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.

John, J. (2020). Diatoms from arid Australia: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 3. pp. [1]-578, 341 figs. Schmitten – Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]

Lange-Bertalot, H., Cavacini, P., Tagliaventi, N. & Alfinito, S. (2003). Diatoms of Sardinia. Rare and 76 new species in rock pools and other ephemeral waters. Iconographia Diatomologica 12: 1-438, 1369 figs in 137 pls.

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.

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2020). Diatoms from the Gulf of Gdansk and surrounding waters (the southern Baltic Sea). : [1]-442, incl. 31 SEM pls, 16 photo pls.

Reavie, E.D. & Andresen, N.A. (2020). Navicula from the coastal Laurentian Great Lakes. Diatom Monographs 19(2): [1]-202, 45 figs, 15 pls.

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].

Sawai, Y., Nagumo, T. & Toyoda, K. (2005). Three extant species of Paralia (Bacillariophyceae) along the coast of Japan. Phycologia 44(5): 517-529.

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.

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

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