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Tursiocola costata Frankovich & M.J.Sullivan

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cymbellales
Family Rhoicospheniaceae
Genus Tursiocola

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Tursiocola costata Frankovich & M.J.Sullivan
single valve, oblique view. 02 Jun 2016. T.A. Frankovich. © T.A. Frankovich.

Tursiocola costata Frankovich & M.J.Sullivan
single valve with attached cingulum, girdle view.. 02 Jun 2016. T.A. Frankovich. © T.A. Frankovich.

Tursiocola costata Frankovich & M.J.Sullivan
frustule, oblique view (center); Tursiocola ziemanii (bottom and upper left).. 02 Jun 2016. T.A. Frankovich. © T.A. Frankovich.

 

Tursiocola costata Frankovich & M.J.Sullivan frustule, oblique view (center); Tursiocola ziemanii (bottom and upper left).
© T.A. Frankovich

Publication details
Tursiocola costata Frankovich & M.J.Sullivan 2015: 40, figs 47-66

Published in: Frankovich, T.A., Sullivan, M.J. & Stacy, N.I. (2015). Three new species of diatoms from the skin of a West Indian Manatee. Phytotaxa 20(1): 33-48.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Tursiocola is Tursiocola olympica (Hustedt) R.W.Holmes, S.Nagasawa & H.Takano.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ribbed, having one or more primary veins or ridges (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Florida: Florida Bay, skin samples removed from a recently dead individual of a West Indian manatee Trichechus manatus in the vicinity of Coon Key, 25° 03' 18" N, 80° 44' 10" W" (Frankovich, Sullivan & Stacy 2015: 40). Notes: Hototype: "T.A. Frankovich, 28 October 2013 (holotype CAS! 223045, Figs. 4768; isotypes ANSP! GC59141, BM! 101 788, BRM! Zu10/8)."

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 December 2019.

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