Epithemia argus (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844

Epithemia argus (Ehrenberg) Kützing

Current name: Epithemia argus (Ehrenberg) Kützing
Digitized drawing __Dim. 11 x 46 µm - 15 April 2013. Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication Details
Epithemia argus (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844: 35, pl. 22: figs 55, 56

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.

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Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Epithemia is Epithemia turgida (Ehrenberg) Kützing.

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

Basionym
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).

General Environment
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 27 May 2024

 
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