Epithemia argus (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844
Epithemia argus (Ehrenberg) Kützing
Collected by Gareth Farr, wet rocks, Wales - 27 July 2019. C.F.Carter(email@example.com)
Epithemia argus (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844: 35, pl. 22: figs 55, 56
Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Epithemia.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Eunotia argus Ehrenberg
Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latinised), Latinised form of the Greek, argos, white; the hundred-eyed keeper of Io, killed by Mercury at the command of Jupiter (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 06 July 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 September 2023