Rhopalodia musculus (Kützing) O.Müller 1900

Rhopalodia musculus (Kützing) O.Müller

Current name: Rhopalodia musculus (Kützing) O.Müller
400x _Lenght: 65, 45 µm - 11 September 2011. Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication Details
Rhopalodia musculus (Kützing) O.Müller 1900: 278, 294

Published in: Müller, O. (1899). Bacillariaceen aus den Natronthälern von El Kab (Ober-Aegypten). Hedwigia 38: 274-288.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhopalodia is Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) O.Müller.

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

Epithemia musculus Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: im Brackwasser des baltischen Meeres bei Flensburg, an Lyngbya; (INA 1996) Notes: ["Isotypus": Ostsee, Flensburg, Kützing Materialen 22, Coll. Van Heurck Antwerpen IX-63-C16 fide Lange-Bertalot & Krammer, Biblioth. Diat. 15: 81. 1987] (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), small mouse; (anatomy) muscle.

General Environment
This is a brackish 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 25 June 2024

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