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Tripodiscus scaber (Ralfs) Kuntze 1898

Publication details
Tripodiscus scaber (Ralfs) 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 scaber Ralfs

Basionym
Aulacodiscus scaber Ralfs

Type information
Type locality: Peruvian guano (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), scabrous, i.e., rough or gritty to the touch on account of numerous minute projections (Stearn 1973).

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

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
Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L.; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. [1]-xii, [1]-968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co..

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