Aulacoseira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Thwaites 1848

Publication Details
Aulacoseira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Thwaites 1848: 168

Published in: Thwaites, G.H.K. (1848). Further observations on the Diatomaceae with descriptions of new genera and species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 2 1: 161-172, pls XI, XII.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aulacoseira is Melosira crenulata (Ehrenberg) K├╝tzing.

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

Gaillonella crenulata Ehrenberg

Type Information
Syntype localities: Cayenne, Real del monte, Mexico?; New York, Smithfield, Rhodes Isl., Boston et Bridgewater, Mass.; Pelham, Mass.; Maine, Island; (Ehrenberg 1843: 376) Lectotype (Westpoint diatomite; designated by Crawford & al. 2003): B; Ehrenberg Coll. 260302, blue ring (fig. 1d) (Crawford, Likhoshway & Jahn 2003)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), crenulate, having small rounded teeth (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 April 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 April 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 22 June 2024

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