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Luticola truncata Kopalová & Van de Vijver 2009

Publication details
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

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: 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).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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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.

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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