Luticola robusta Van de Vijver, Ledeganck & Beyens 2002
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.,  maps.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.
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.
Created: 30 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 May 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry 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 June 2021.