Licmophora flabellata (Greville) C.Agardh 1831

Licmophora flabellata (Greville) C.Agardh

Licmophora flabellata (Greville) C.AgardhMarine sample, Alboran Sea. Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 125 ┬Ám length (each diatom), stacked and stitched in Photoshop - 25 January 2020. Forbes Pettigrew

Publication Details
Licmophora flabellata (Greville) C.Agardh 1831: 42

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1831). Conspectus criticus diatomacearum. Part 3. pp. 33-48. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianus.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Licmophora is Licmophora argenescens C.Agardh.

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

Exilaria flabellata Greville

Type Information
Type locality: "HAB. On Zostera marina, and several small Algae, in spring. Appin, Captain CARMICHAEL."; (Greville 1827: pl. 289)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a brackish species.

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

Last updated: 17 June 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 November 2022

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