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Luticola higleri Van de Vijver, Van Dam & Beyens 2006

Publication details
Luticola higleri Van de Vijver, Van Dam & Beyens 2006: 78, figs 3-42

Published in: Van de Vijver, B., Van Dam, H. & Beyens, L. (2006). Luticola higleri sp. nov., a new diatom species from King George Islands (South Shetland Islands, Antarctica). Nova Hedwigia 82(1-2): 69-79, 42 figs.

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: "Bellingshausen, King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, Sample M445 (coll. date 19/01/1998)" (Van de Vijver, van Dam & Beyens 2006: 78). Holotype: BRM ZU5/91 (Van de Vijver, van Dam & Beyens 2006: 78). Notes: "ISOTYPE: PLP-094 (University of Antwerp, UA, Belgium)."

Eponomy
Named for "Dr. Bert Higler, formerly head of the Department of Hydrobiology of the Research Institute of Nature Management (Leersum)..."

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

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Sterken, M., Verleyen, E., Jones, V.J., Hodgson, D.A., Vyverman, W., Sabbe, K. & Van de Vjver, B. (2015). An illustrated and annotated checklist of freshwater diatoms (Bacillariophyta) from Livingston, Signy and Beak Island (Maritime Antarctic Region). Plant Ecology and Evolution 148(3): 431-455.

Zindarova, R., Kopalová, K. & Van der Vijver, B. (2016). Diatoms from the Antarctic region: maritime Antarctica. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 28: [i]-vii, 9-504, 216 pls.

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References
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Van de Vijver, B., Van Dam, H. & Beyens, L. (2006). Luticola higleri sp. nov., a new diatom species from King George Islands (South Shetland Islands, Antarctica). Nova Hedwigia 82(1-2): 69-79, 42 figs.

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