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Haslea gigantea (Hustedt) Simonsen 1974

Publication details
Haslea gigantea (Hustedt) Simonsen 1974: 47, pl. 31: fig. 1

Published in: Simonsen, R. (1974). The diatom plankton of the Indian Ocean Expedition of R/V Meteor 1964-5. "Meteor" Forschungsergebnisse, Reihe D: Biologie 19: 1-107.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Haslea is Haslea ostrearia (Gaillon) Simonsen.

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

Basionym
Navicula gigantea Hustedt

Type information
[59881]Type locality: plankton of South China Sea (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: coll. Hustedt nr. N.1079: pelagic marine form. (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula gigantea Hustedt 1961

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

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