Tursiocola costata Frankovich & M.J.Sullivan
Tursiocola costata Frankovich & M.J.Sullivan frustule, oblique view (center); Tursiocola ziemanii (bottom and upper left).
© T.A. Frankovich
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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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)."
Created: 05 April 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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.