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Tripodiscus petersii (Ehrenberg) Kuntze 1898

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae
Order Coscinodiscales
Family Aulacodiscaceae
Genus Tripodiscus


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Tripodiscus petersii (Ehrenberg) Kuntze
750x _Diam. 161 µm DIC. 11 May 2015. Robert Lavigne. © Microscopyview.com.

Tripodiscus petersii (Ehrenberg) Kuntze
750x _diam. 149 µm BF. 11 May 2015. Robert Lavigne. © MicroscopyView.com.

Tripodiscus petersii (Ehrenberg) Kuntze
400x __Diam. 155 µm. 27 Aug 2011. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView).


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Aulacodiscus petersii Ehrenberg 750x _Diam. 161 µm DIC
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Publication details
Tripodiscus petersii (Ehrenberg) Kuntze 1898: 434

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1898). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars III (3). pp. 1-576. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
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Publication date: 28 Sep 1898

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Tripodiscus is Tripodiscus argus Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacodiscus petersii Ehrenberg

Aulacodiscus petersii Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: "Ad Zambeses ostium Africae" [Zambeze River at Quellimane, Mozambique] (Ehrenberg 1845: 361). Type: Peters; BHU Ehrenberg coll. mica: K.13,B.3, Str.8a (Stidolph 1998: 406, fig. 2).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 August 2011 by Robert Lavigne

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Robert Lavigne in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2021.

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