Gyrosigma eximium (Thwaites) Boyer 1927

Publication Details
Gyrosigma eximium (Thwaites) Boyer 1927: 462

Published in: Boyer, C.S. (1927). Synopsis of North American Diatomaceae, Supplement, Part 2. Naviculatae, Surirellatae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 79: 229-583.

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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.

Schizonema eximium Thwaites

Type Information
Type locality: "Found in small quantity in a rapid stream of fresh water on the filaments of Vaucheria, roots of grass, &c, at Crew's Hole near Bristol, in December last."; (Thwaites 1848: 170) Type: G.H.K.T.; Dec. 1847; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), strikingly unusual.

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

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

Last updated: 10 October 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 April 2024

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