Surirella ovalis Brébisson 1838

Surirella ovalis Brébisson

Current name: Surirella ovalis Brébisson
1000x __Dim. 31 x 61 µm - 04 August 2012. Robert Lavigne (

Publication Details
Surirella ovalis Brébisson 1838: 17

Published in: Brébisson, [L.] A. de (1838). Considerations sur les diatomées et essai d'une classification des genres et des espèces appartenant à cette famille, par A. de Brébisson, auteur de la Flore de Normandie, etc.. pp. [i], [1]-20 [error pages bound?]. Falaise & Paris: Brée l'Ainée Imprimeur-Libraire; Meilhac.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Surirella is Surirella striatula Turpin.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Falaise; (INA 1996) Notes: LT: Falaise, leg. Brébisson, Coll. van Heurck Antwerpen V-30-B9 fide Krammer in Lange-Bertalot & Krammer 1987: 100 (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

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

Last updated: 25 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 June 2024

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