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Rhizosolenia striata Greville

Publication details
Rhizosolenia striata Greville 1864: 234, pl. 3, fig. 4

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhizosolenia is Rhizosolenia styliformis T.Brightwell.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), striped or fluted.

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

Taxonomic notes
Scott & Thomas (2005: 81) record this as being a synonym of Rhizosolenia imbricata Brightwell.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

Key references
Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 April 2019.

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