Aulacodiscus argus (Ehrenberg) A.W.F.Schmidt 1886

Aulacodiscus argus (Ehrenberg) A.W.F.Schmidt

Current name: Aulacodiscus argus (Ehrenberg) A.W.F.Schmidt
400x _Diam. 118 ┬Ám - 15 August 2011. Robert Lavigne (

Publication Details
Aulacodiscus argus (Ehrenberg) A.W.F.Schmidt 1886: pl. 107: fig. 4

Published in: Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1886). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde. Series III: Heft 27/28. pp. pls 105-112. Aschersleben: Verlag von Ludwig Siever.

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Publication date: 1 Nov 1886

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aulacodiscus is Aulacodiscus crux Ehrenberg.

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

Tripodiscus argus Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: lebend bei Cuxhavem im Nordseewasser; (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latinised), Latinised form of the Greek, argos, white; the hundred-eyed keeper of Io, killed by Mercury at the command of Jupiter (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 August 2020

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