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Gaillonella italica Ehrenberg

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Melosirophycidae
Order Melosirales
Family Melosiraceae
Genus Gaillonella

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Gaillonella italica Ehrenberg
Gibbs Lake, Washington, USA; 1000x, DIC. 25 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Aulacoseira italica (Ehrenberg) Simonsen Gibbs Lake, Washington, USA; 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Gaillonella italica Ehrenberg 1838: 171 [pl. 10: fig. 6]

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1838). Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen. Ein Blick in das tiefere organische Leben der Natur. pp. i-xviii, [1-4], 1-547, [1], pls I-LXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gaillonella is Conferva moniliformis O.F.Müller.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira italica (Ehrenberg) Simonsen

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: "Diatomaceous earth from Santa Fiora, collected by Klaproth" (Tuji 2016). Lectotype: Klaproth; BHUPM Ehrenberg-Collection 290706 (Crawford, Likhoshway & Jahn 2003 Notes: Lectotype (designated in Crawford et al. 2003): BHUPM Ehrenberg-Collection : 290706 a red.

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Source of current name
Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71.

Key references
Ehrenberg, C.G. (1838). Atlas von Vier und Sechzig Kupfertafeln ze Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg über Infusionsthierchen. pp. pls I-LXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss.

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