Luticola terrestris Kochman-Kędziora, M. Rybak & Peszek 2021
Luticola terrestris Kochman-Kędziora, M. Rybak & Peszek in Rybak & al. 2021: 8, fig. 3
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "Prince Alfreds’s Pass, Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa" (Rybak & al. 2021: 844). Holotype: W. Morek and B. Surmacz; 20.09.201; SANDC Slide no. 20-092 (Rybak & al. 2021: 8).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing on the ground or soil, as opposed to rocks or trees (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a terrestrial species.
Created: 20 September 2021 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 September 2021 by M.D. Guiry
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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.