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Gomphosphenia americana Kociolek & E.Thomas 2014

Publication details
Gomphosphenia americana Kociolek & E.Thomas in Kockiolek & al. 2014: 45, pl. 65: figs. 1-6; pl. 66

Published in: Kociolek, J.P., Laslandes, B., Bennett, D., Thomas, E., Brady, M. & Graeff, C. (2014). Diatoms of the United States, 1 Taxonomy, ultrastructure and descriptions of new species and other rarely reported taxa from lake sediments in the western U.S.A. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 61: 1-188, 80 pls.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gomphosphenia is Gomphosphenia lingulatiformis (Lange-Bertalot & E.Reichardt) Lange-Bertalot.

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

Type information
Type locality: Blanchard Lake, Utah (Ress et al. 2016: 59). Type: COLO JPK2257, slide 211-027 (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Ress, J.A., Thomas, E.W. & Kociolek, J.P. (2016). Newly described Gomphonema and Gomphosphenia from Rocky Mountain Front Range streams, Colorado, USA, with additional discussion of rarely reported taxa. Diatom Research 31(1): 51-62.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 October 2021.

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