Gyrosigma attenuatum (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1853

Gyrosigma attenuatum (Kützing) Rabenhorst

Current name: Gyrosigma attenuatum (Kützing) Rabenhorst
250x __Lenght 180 µm - 11 May 2011. Robert Lavigne. (

Publication Details
Gyrosigma attenuatum (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1853: 47

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1853). Die Süsswasser-Diatomaceen (Bacillarien.): für Freunde der Mikroskopie. pp. [1]-xii, [1]-72, 10 pls. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gyrosigma is Gyrosigma hippocampus Hassall.

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

Frustulia attenuata Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: bei Weissenfels; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), attenuate (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 25 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 April 2024

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