Eupodiscus argus ( ) W.Smith 1853
Aulacodiscus argus (Ehrenberg) A.W.F.Schmidt 400x _Diam. 118 µm
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Eupodiscus argus (Ehrenberg) W.Smith 1853: 24
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacodiscus argus (Ehrenberg) A.W.F.Schmidt
Tripodiscus argus Ehrenberg
Type locality: lebend bei Cuxhavem im Nordseewasser (Index Nominum Algarum).
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300, no figs.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 July 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 November 2020.