Epithemia argus var. quinquecostata ( ) Mayer
Epithemia argus var. quinquecostata (Rabenhorst) Mayer 1936: 100; pl. 5, fig. 9-11,14
Published in: Mayer, A. (1936). Die bayerischen Epithemien. Denkschriften der Königlich-Baierischen Botanischen Gesellschaft in Regensburg 20: 87-108, 8 pl.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhopalodia musculus var. quinquecostata (Rabenhorst) M.Peragallo
Epithemia quinquecostata Rabenhorst
Origin of species name
Noun (Latinised), Latinised form of the Greek, argos, white; the hundred-eyed keeper of Io, killed by Mercury at the command of Jupiter (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 12 January 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 12 January 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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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 18 January 2019.