Auliscus sculptus (W.Smith) Brightwell 1860

Auliscus sculptus (W.Smith) Brightwell

Current name: Auliscus sculptus (W.Smith) Brightwell
1000x __Diam. 75 ┬Ám - 27 July 2012. Robert Lavigne (

Publication Details
Auliscus sculptus (W.Smith) Brightwell 1860: 139

Published in: Brightwell, T. (1860). On some of the rarer or undescribed species of Diatomaceae. Part II. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, London 8: 93-96, 139, pls 5, 6.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Auliscus is Auliscus cylindricus Ehrenberg.

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

Eupodiscus sculptus W.Smith

Type Information
Type locality: "Poole Bay, Sept. 1851, W. Sm." [Dorset, England]; (Smith 1853: 35)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 02 February 2012 by Robert Lavigne.

Last updated: 28 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 June 2024

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