Cystopleura argus var. alpestris (W.Smith) De
Cystopleura argus var. alpestris (W.Smith) De Toni 1892: 783
Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1892). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. II. Sylloge Bacillariearum. Sectio II. Pseudoraphideae. pp. [i-v], 491-817. Padova [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cystopleura is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Epithemia argus var. alpestris (W.Smith) Grunow
Epithemia alpestris W.Smith
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.
Also published at Gutwinski, R. 1899, p. 683 - (24 May 2013) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
This is a freshwater species.
Gutwinski, R. (1899). Ein Beitrag zur Kenntniss der fossilen Diatomaceen Bosniens. (Diatomaceenlager bei Petrovo-seljo). Wissenschaftliche Mittheilungen aus Bosnien und der Hercegovina 6: 679-684.
Patrick, R. & Reimer, C.W. (1975). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Vol. 2, Part 1. Entomoneidaceae, Cymbellaceae, Gomphonemaceae, Epithemiaceae. pp. [i]-ix, -213, 28 pls. Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2018.