Exilaria vaucheriae Kützing 1833

Publication Details
Exilaria vaucheriae Kützing 1833: 32, fig. 38

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1833). Algarum aquae dulcis germanicarum Decas I. pp. [1-24]. Halis Saxonum [Halle]: in commissis C.A. Schwetschkii et fil..

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Exilaria is Exilaria flabellata Greville.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fragilaria capucina var. vaucheriae (Kützing) Lange-Bertalot.

Type Information
Type locality: "Quelle bei Weissenfels", Germany; (Wetzel & Ector 2015: 275) Type: on Vaucheria clavata in einer Quelle; BM; Slide BM 101 794 (Delgado & al. 2016: 4, fig. 2) Notes: Package no. 185 (type material) housed in the Botanic Garden Meise (Wetzel & Ector, 2015). But Delgado et al. have "Holotype. Slide BM 101 794, prepared with material from the sample collected in Mogofores, housed in the Natural History Museum, London (UK), illustrated in Figs 3–62. The valve representing the holotype is illustrated in Fig. 9" and mention an "isotype" Slide ZU10/14, prepared from the sample Mogofores, housed at the Friedrich Hustedt Diatom Collection, Alfred-Wegener- Institut für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Bremerhaven, Germany (BRM).

Origin of Species Name
, resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Vaucheria

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 27 November 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 November 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 February 2023

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