Xanthidium smithii W.Archer 1860
Xanthidium smithii W.Archer Collected by Emma Goodyer, nr Inverasdale, NW Scotland.
© E.Goodyer and C.Carter(email@example.com)
Xanthidium smithii W.Archer 1860: 51, pl. I: figs 10-12 (as 'Smithii' )
Published in: Archer, W. (1860). Description of a new species of Cosmarium, and of a new species of Xanthidium. Proceedings of the Natural History Society of Dublin 3: 49-52, plate 1.
Publication date: 1860
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "Numerous specimens were met with by me on a slide marked "Wareham, 1849, W. S.," kindly lent to me by Professor Harvey." [probably Wareham, Dorset, England] (Archer 1860: 51).
Named for "the late Professor William Smith"; perhaps William 'Strata' Smith.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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