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Luticola terrestris Kochman-Kędziora, M. Rybak & Peszek 2021

Publication details
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.
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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: "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.

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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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.

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