Pleurosira laevis (Ehrenberg) Compère 1982

Publication Details
Pleurosira laevis (Ehrenberg) Compère 1982: 177, figs 1-17, 20, 39

Published in: Compère, P. (1982). Taxonomic revision of the diatom genus Pleurosira (Eupodiscaceae). Bacillaria 5: 165-190.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pleurosira is Melosira thermalis Meneghini.

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

Biddulphia laevis Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: New York; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: "Icon Baileyi 1842"

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), smooth, free from uneveness, hairs or roughness (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a brackish species.

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

Last updated: 27 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 December 2023

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