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Gyrosigma hippocampus (Ehrenberg) Hassall 1845, p. 435; pl. 102, fig. 11
BasionymNavicula hippocampus Ehrenberg 1838
Published inHassall, A.H. 1845 [ref. 000469]. A history of the British Freshwater Algae (including descriptions of the Diatomaceae and Desmidiaceae) with upwards of one hundred Plates. I. Text. Taylor, Walton, and Maberly, London. 462 pp.
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CollectorAssessment of record accuracylikely accurate
List of nomenclatural synonymsGyrosigma attenuatum var. hippocampus (Ehrenberg; W. Smith) Schulz 1926
Navicula hippocampus Ehrenberg 1838
Pleurosigma attenuatum var. hippocampus (Ehrenberg; W. Smith) H. Peragallo 1891
Pleurosigma hippocampus (Ehrenberg) W. Smith 1852
Frustulia hippocampus (Ehrenberg) Jenner 1845