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Trigonium formosum (Brightwell) Cleve 1867

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae
Order Stellarimales
Family Trigoniaceae
Genus Trigonium


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Trigonium formosum (Brightwell) Cleve
Drawing from Peragallo (1897-1908) Plate 104 / Fig. 3. 20 Jun 2011. © Peragallo (1897-1908).


Polysiphonia codicola Zanardini ex Frauenfeld

Triceratium formosum Brightwell Drawing from Peragallo (1897-1908) Plate 104 / Fig. 3
© Peragallo (1897-1908)

Publication details
Trigonium formosum (Brightwell) Cleve 1867: pl. 23

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1867). Diatomaceer från Spetsbergen. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 24(10): 661-670.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Trigonium is Trigonium arcticum (Brightwell) Cleve.

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

Triceratium formosum Brightwell

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Triceratium formosum Brightwell 1856
Biddulphia formosa (Brightwell) Jørgensen 1905

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

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