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Podosira argus Grunow 1878

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Podosira is Podosira moniliformis Ehrenberg.

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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lysigonium argus (Grunow) Kuntze 1898
Hyalodiscus argus (Grunow) Mann 1925

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

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