Tryblionella acuminata W.Smith 1853
Tryblionella acuminata W.Smith 1853: 36, pl. 10: fig. 77
Published in: Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Tryblionella.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Syntype localities: "Marine and brackish water. Poole Bay, June 1849; Belfast Bay, Sept. 1849; near Lewes, Dec. 1850, W. Sm."; (Smith 1853: 36)
Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 16 March 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 May 2023