Luticola truncata Kopalová & Van de Vijver 2009
Luticola truncata Kopalová & Van de Vijver in Kopalová & al. 2009: 118, figs 34-50
Published in: Kopalová, K., Elster, J., Nedbalová, L. & Van de Vijver, B. (2009). Three new terrestrial diatom species from seepage areas on James Ross Island (Antarctic Peninsula Region). Diatom Research 24(1): 113-122, 50 fig.
Publication date: 2009
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: James Ross Island, Ulu Peninsula [Antarctiva] (Kopalová et al. 2009: 118). Holotype: 21/02/2004; BR 4124 (sample JRI2004-B3) (Kopalová et al. 2009: 118). Notes: Isotypes: PLP-118 (UA); BRM-ZU6/72.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), truncate, i.e., ending very abruptly as if cut straight across (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.
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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