Podosira argus 1878
Podosira argus Grunow 1878: 132
Published in: Grunow, A. (1878). Algen und Diatomaceen aus dem Kaspischen Meere. In: Naturwissenschaftliche Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Kaukasusländer, auf Grund seiner Sammelbeute. (Schneider, O. Eds), pp. 98-132, pls 3, 4. Dresden: Dresden Burdach.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Noun (Latinised), Latinised form of the Greek, argos, white; the hundred-eyed keeper of Io, killed by Mercury at the command of Jupiter (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
This is a marine species.
Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. -493. Beijing: Science Press.
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