Bacillaria paradoxa J.F.Gmelin, nom. illeg. 1791
Bacillaria paradoxa J.F.Gmelin, nom. illeg. 1791: 3903
Published in: Gmelin, J.F. (1791). Carolia Linne... Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae secundum classes, ordines, genera species cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 13, Tomus I. Pars VI. Vermes Infusoria. pp. 3021-3910. Lipsiae [Lepizig]: Georg Emanuel Beer.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Bacillaria.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bacillaria paxillifera (O.F.Müller) T.Marsson.
Type locality: "Habitat in littoris Havniensis ulva latissima..." [Denmark]; (Gmelin 1791: 3903)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.
This is a marine species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 27 August 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 August 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 January 2023