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Luticola robusta Van de Vijver, Ledeganck & Beyens 2002

Publication details
Luticola robusta Van de Vijver, Ledeganck & Beyens in Van de Vijver, Frenot & Beyens 2002: 59, pl. 58: figs 1-7

Published in: Van de Vijver, B., Frenot, Y. & Beyens, L. (2002). Freshwater diatoms from Île de la Possession (Crozet Archipelago, sub-Antarctica). Bibliotheca Diatomologica 46: 1-412, incl. 132 pls., 1 fig., [4] maps.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Luticola is Luticola mutica (Kützing) D.G.Mann.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Crique de Noël, Ile de la Possession, Crozet Archipelago, Sample BA118 ("Dry soil sample taken from some unvegetated cliffs influenced by birds") (Van de Vijver, Frenot & Beyens 2002: 59).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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Key references
Levkov, Z., Metzeltin, D. & Pavlov, A. (2013). Luticola and Luticolopsis. In: Diatoms of Europe. Diatoms of the European inland waters and comparable habitats. Volume 7. (Lange-Bertalot, H. Eds), pp. 1-698. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Van de Vijver, B. & Mataloni, G. (2008). New and interesting species in the genus Luticola D.G. Mann (Bacillariophyta) from Deception Island (South Shetland Islands). Phycologia 47(5): 451-467, 104 figs, 1 table.

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