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Pleurosigma hippocampus (Ehrenberg) W. Smith 1852, p. 10; pl. 2, fig. 9-10
BasionymNavicula hippocampus Ehrenberg 1838
Published inSmith, W. 1852 [ref. 000862]. Notes on the Diatomaceae with descriptions of British Species included in the genus Pleurosigma. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 2nd series, 9:1-12, 2 pls.
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Type LocalityLanguage of descriptionE
CollectorAssessment of record accuracylikely accurate
List of nomenclatural synonymsGyrosigma attenuatum var. hippocampus (Ehrenberg; W. Smith) Schulz 1926
Gyrosigma hippocampus (Ehrenberg) Hassall 1845
Navicula hippocampus Ehrenberg 1838
Pleurosigma attenuatum var. hippocampus (Ehrenberg; W. Smith) H. Peragallo 1891
Frustulia hippocampus (Ehrenberg) Jenner 1845