Pseudostaurosira parasitica (W.Smith) E.Morales 2003

Publication Details
Pseudostaurosira parasitica (W.Smith) E.Morales 2003: 287

Published in: Morales, E.A. & Edlund, M.B. (2003). Studies in selected fragilarioid diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Lake Hovsgol, Mongolia. Phycological Research 51(4): 225-239.

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Publication date: December 2003

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pseudostaurosira is Fragilaria brevistriata Grunow.

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

Odontidium parasiticum W.Smith

Type Information
Type locality: "Fresh water: parasitic on Nitzschia sigmoidea. Queen's Park, Edinburgh, April and July 1854, Dr. Greville." [now generally known as Holyrood Park, Edinburgh, Scotland]; (Smith 1856: 19) Lectotype (designated by Morales & al. 2015): [R.K.] Greville; 9.vii.1854; BR; (Van de Vijver & al. 2022: 2) Notes: Syntype material in BR (Morales et al., 2015: figs 81-106).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), parasitic (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 30 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 March 2019

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