Iconella amphioxys (W.Smith) Kapustin & Kryvosheia 2019

Publication Details
Iconella amphioxys (W.Smith) Kapustin & Kryvosheia 2019: 314, pl. III [3]: figs 13, 14

Published in: Kryvosheia, O.N. & Kapustin, D.A. (2019). Species diversity of Bacillariophyta in the Nyzhniosulskym National Nature Park (Ukraine). Algologia 29(3): 298-321, 4 pls, 1 table.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Iconella is Iconella variabilis Jurilj.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Surirella amphioxys W.Smith.

Surirella amphioxys W.Smith

Type Information
Type locality: "Fresh water. Haverfordwest, August 1855, Mr. Okeden" [Pembrokeshire, Wales]; (Smith 1856: 88) Lectotype (designated by Krammer in Lange-Bertalot & Krammer 1987: 92): AWH; Coll. Van Heurck Antwerpen VI-48-15 (the collection was transferred to BR). (Kusber & al. 2024: 298)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Greek), sharp on both sides (Griffith 2004).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 28 September 2019 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 April 2024

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