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Gaillonella laevis Ehrenberg 1854

Publication details
Gaillonella laevis Ehrenberg 1854: 13; pl. XIV: fig. 87a,b; pl. IX:I: fig. 10a,b; pl. XXXIII:I: fig. 9; pl. XXXIII:XIV: fig. 12; pl. XXV.A:XIII.A: fig. 3. No descr.

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1854). Mikrogeologie. Einundvierzig Tafeln mit über viertausend grossentheils colorirten Figuren, Gezeichnet vom Verfasser. pp. [1]-31, 40 pls [Taf. I-XXXX]. Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gaillonella is Conferva moniliformis O.F.Müller.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smooth, free from uneveness, hairs or roughness (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melosira crenulata var. laevis (Ehrenberg) Ralfs 1861
Melosira italica var. laevis (Ehrenberg) Ralfs 1861
Melosira laevis (Ehrenberg) Ralfs 1861
Lysigonium laeve (Ehrenberg) Kuntze 1891
Melosira italica f. laevis (Ehrenberg) A.Cleve 1915
Melosira italica var. laevis (Ehrenberg) Frenguelli 1933

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Kociolek, J.P. (2005). A checklist and preliminary bibliography of the Recent, freshwater diatoms of inland environments of the continental United States. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. Fourth Series 56(27): 395-525.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2021.

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