Aulacoseira italica (Ehrenberg) Simonsen 1979

Aulacoseira italica (Ehrenberg) Simonsen

Current name: Aulacoseira italica (Ehrenberg) Simonsen
Gibbs Lake, Washington, USA; 1000x, DIC - 25 April 2009. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Aulacoseira italica (Ehrenberg) Simonsen 1979: 60

Published in: Simonsen, R. (1979). The diatom system: ideas on phylogeny. Bacillaria 2: 9-71, 3 figs, 3 appendices.

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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 italica Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: "... aus dem Bergmehl von Santafiora..." [Diatomaceous earth from Santa Fiora, Tuscany, Italy]; (Ehrenberg 1838: 171) Lectotype (designated by Crawford & al. 2003): Klaproth; BHUPM; Ehrenberg-Collection 290706 (Crawford, Likhoshway & Jahn 2003)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 25 April 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 April 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 December 2023

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