Gaillonella sulcata Ehrenberg 1838

Paralia sulcata (Ehrenberg) Cleve

Current name: Paralia sulcata (Ehrenberg) CleveRobin Raine (

Publication Details
Gaillonella sulcata Ehrenberg 1838: 170, pl. XXI [21]: fig. V

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1838). Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen. Ein Blick in das tiefere organische Leben der Natur. pp. i-xviii, [1-4], 1-[548], 64 pls. Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss.

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Publication date: Jul-Aug 1838 (p. xviii: Jul 1838)

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 Paralia sulcata (Ehrenberg) Cleve.

Type Information
Type locality: Algeria: Oran ("Im Polirschiefer von Oran in der Barbarei"); (INA 1996) Notes: Type: B,110504 a red, Ehrenberg Collection mica preparation (LT fide Macgillavary & Kacsmarska 2013) (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), ploughed, sulcated.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 17 June 2022

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 June 2024

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