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An Index to the Genera and Species of the Diatomaceae and their Synonyms, 1816–1932

Naturevolume 135page1019 (1935) | Download Citation



Two groups of minute plants, the Desmids and the Diatoms, have long been subjects of study for those attracted by the elucidation of microscopic detail, and in both cases numerous species have been described and a complex synonymy has resulted. An index to the species and synonyms of Desmids was published by Nordstedt in 1896 and has been of great value to workers on the taxonomy of these forms. The fact that nothing altogether comparable has up to the present time been accomplished for Diatoms is no doubt to be ascribed to the wider range of literature to be traversed and to a more entangled synonymy. The labour involved was in fact much greater and Mr. Mills, whose index has been compiled over a long span of years, is to be congratulated on the successful achievement of so arduous a task.

An Index to the Genera and Species of the Diatomaceae and their Synonyms, 1816–1932.

Compiled by Frederick Wm. Mills. Part 1: A–Ac. Pp. 74. Part 2: Ac–Am. Pp. 75–148. Part 3: Am–At. Pp. 149–222. Part 4: At–Bi. Pp. 223–296. Part 5: Bi–Ch. Pp. 297–372. Part 6: Ch–Co. Pp. 373–448. Part 7: Co–Cy. Pp. 449–526. Part 8: Cy–Di. Pp. 527–606. Part 9: Di–Eu. Pp. 607–684. Part 10: Eu–Ga. Pp. 685–762. Part 11: Ga–He. Pp. 763–840. Part 12: He–Me. Pp. 841–920. Part 13: Me–Na. Pp. 921–1000. Part 14: Na–Na. Pp. 1001–1080. Part 15: Na–Na. Pp. 1081–1161. Part 16: Na–Ni. Pp. 1162–1240. Part 17: Ni–Pl. Pp. 1241–1320. Part 18: Pl–Eh. Pp. 1321–1400. Part 19: Rh–St. Pp. 1401–1480. Part 20: St–Sy. Pp. 1481–1570. Part 21: Sy–Z, Appendices, Supplement. Pp. 1571–1726. (London: Wheldon and Wesley, Ltd., 1933–1935.) 10s. each Part.

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