Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) O.Müller 1895
Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) O.Müller600x __Dim. 12 x 81 µm - 24 August 2011. Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)
Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) O.Müller 1895: 65, pl. 1: figs 15-17
Publication date: 1895
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhopalodia.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Navicula gibba Ehrenberg
Lectotype locality: "Sibirien", “bei Orenburg" [Russia]; (Jahn & Kusber 2004: 586) Notes: Lectotype (designated by Jahn & Kusber 2004): "[icon] cell on the upper row on the right hand side on the glued paper (upper row, center) “Navicula gibba, Orenburg 1/12-1/10'''” on drawing sheet No. 560a in BHUPM (see arrow in Fig. 51)."
Origin of Species Name
(Latin), noun (hump); adjective (humped) (Stearn 1973)
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 19 January 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 January 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 February 2023