Gaillonella distans Ehrenberg 1836

Publication Details
Gaillonella distans Ehrenberg 1836: 221, pl. III [3]: fig. 5

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1836). Vorlaufige Mitteilung uber das wirkliche Vorkommer fossiler Infusorien und ihre grosse . Verbreitung Ann. Phys. u. Chem. 38: 213-227.

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 distans (Ehrenberg) Simonsen.

Type Information
Type locality: Polirschiefer vo Bilin, Bohemia; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype: BHU; slide ECO-0001 (short chain of cells) (Crawford & Likhoshway 1999: 248, fig. 2a) Notes: Isolectotype: BRM Ehr1/37.

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), distant (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 15 February 2019

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 February 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 March 2023

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