Pleurosigma strigosum W.Smith 1852

Pleurosigma strigosum W.Smith

Pleurosigma strigosum W.SmithCroatia - 15 September 2013. Wulf Herwig (

Publication Details
Pleurosigma strigosum W.Smith 1852: 7, pl. 1: fig. 6

Published in: Smith, W. (1852). Notes on the Diatomaceae with descriptions of British species included in the genus Pleurosigma. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 2 9: 1-12, 2 pls.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pleurosigma is Pleurosigma angulatum (J.T.Quekett) W.Smith.

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

Type Information
Type locality: coast of Sussex; (Hendey 1964: 246) Type: BM; 23661 (Hendey 1964: 246)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), covered with rough hairs.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 27 June 2022

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 December 2022

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