Gaillonella crenulata Ehrenberg 1843

Publication Details
Gaillonella crenulata Ehrenberg 1843: 376, pl. 2/1: fig. 41; pl. 4/1: fig. 31

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd- und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-445 + [1, Berichtigungen], + 4 pls.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gaillonella is Conferva moniliformis O.F.Müller.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacoseira crenulata (Ehrenberg) Thwaites.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Cayenne, Real del monte, Mexico?; New York, Smithfield, Rhodes Isl., Boston et Bridgewater, Mass.; Pelham, Mass.; Maine, Island; (Ehrenberg 1843: 376) Lectotype (Westpoint diatomite; designated by Crawford & al. 2003): B; Ehrenberg Coll. 260302, blue ring (fig. 1d) (Crawford, Likhoshway & Jahn 2003)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), crenulate, having small rounded teeth (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 24 April 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 April 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 June 2024

 
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