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Rhizosolenia simplex Karsten

Publication details
Rhizosolenia simplex Karsten 1905: 95, pl. 10, fig. 1

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), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhizosolenia torpedo Karsten 1905

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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
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 21 April 2019.

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