Brightwellia coronata (Brightwell) Ralfs 1861

Brightwellia coronata (Brightwell) Ralfs

Current name: Brightwellia coronata (Brightwell) Ralfs
600x __Diam. 58 ┬Ám __Oamaru, New Zealand - 18 July 2011. Robert Lavigne (

Publication Details
Brightwellia coronata (Brightwell) Ralfs 1861: 940

Published in: 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 [I-XV]. London: Whittaker and Co..

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Publication date: 1861

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Brightwellia.

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

Craspedodiscus coronatus Brightwell

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

Created: 11 November 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 22 April 2024

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 April 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 14 July 2024

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