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Luticola microcephala M.Rybak, Peszek & Kochman-Kędzi 2021

Publication details
Luticola microcephala M.Rybak, Peszek & Kochman-Kędzi in Rybak & al. 2021: 5, fig. 1

Published in: Rybak, M., Kochman-Kedziora, N. & Peszek, L. (2021). Description of four new terrestrial diatom species from Luticola and Microcostatus genera from South Africa. PhytoKeys 182: 1-26.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Luticola is Luticola mutica (Kützing) D.G.Mann.

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

Type information
Type locality: "Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa" (Rybak & al. 2021: 5). Holotype: W. Morek and B. Surmacz; 0.09.2018; SANDC Slide no. 20-093 (Rybak & al. 2021: 5). Notes: Isotypes at SZCZ and at University of Rzeszów, Poland.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), little head.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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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 26 October 2021.

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