Brachysira aponina Kützing 1836

Publication Details
Brachysira aponina Kützing 1836: no. 153

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1836). Algarum aquae dulcis germanicarum Decas XVI. pp. [1-25]. Halis Saxonum [Halle]: in commissis C.A. Schwetschkii et fil..

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Type Species
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 Information
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.

General Environment
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.; searched on 06 December 2022

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