Brachysira aponina Kützing 1836
Brachysira aponina Kützing 1836: no. 153
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Brachysira.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "Abano Terme, a small town in the Province of Padua (Veneto region, northern Italy)"; (Van de Vijver & Bosak 2020: 1) Lectotype designated by Van de Vijver & Bosak: BR; Van Heurck collection slide BR-4634, prepared from Kützing sample Decade XVI, n° 153 (Van de Vijver & Bosak 2020: 1)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to warm baths; from Aponus, a warm medical fountain at Bangi d'Albano near Padua, Italy.
This is a freshwatermarine species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 18 December 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 December 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2022