Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) O.Müller 1895

Epithemia gibba (Ehrenberg) Kützing

Current name: Epithemia gibba (Ehrenberg) Kützing
400x __Dim. 11 x 78 µm - 24 August 2011. Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication Details
Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) O.Müller 1895: 65, pl. 1: figs 15-17

Published in: Müller, O. (1895). Rhopalodia ein neues Genus der Bacillariaceen. Botanische Jahrbucher fur Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 22(1): 54-71, 2 pls.

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Publication date: 1895

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhopalodia.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Epithemia gibba (Ehrenberg) Kützing.

Navicula gibba Ehrenberg

Type Information
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 1983)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 24 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 June 2024

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