Liparogyra spiralis Ehrenberg 1854: pl. 34/5A: fig. 1
Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1854). Zur Mikrogeologie. Atlas. pp. pls 1-40. Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melosira roeseana var. spiralis (Ehrenberg) Grunow
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (see Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (8 Mar 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Van Heurck, H. (1881). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas. pls XXXI-LXXVII. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 March 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2019.