Opephora pacifica (Grunow) Petit 1889

Publication Details
Opephora pacifica (Grunow) Petit 1889: 131

Published in: Petit, P. (1889). Diatomées recoltées dans le voisinage du Cap Horn. In: Mission scientifique du Cap Horn 1882 - 1883, Vol. 5, Botanique. (Hariot, P. & al. Eds), pp. 111-140. Paris: Gauthier-Villas.

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Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Opephora.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Fragilaria pacifica Grunow

Type Information
Neotype locality: Flugsand an der Kalkbay, Kap der Guten Hoffnung; (Sabbe & Vyverman 1995: 244) Neotype: W; Grunow slide no. 790 (Sabbe & Vyverman 1995: 244) Notes: Holotype probably lost. Original type locality: 'mari pacifico boreali'. Isotype: AWH slide no. VI 41 B10 (Grunow no. 790 (Flugsand der Kalkbay bei Kapstadt).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Emend. E. Morales, C.E. Wetzel, Van de Vijver & Ector (Morales et al., 2021: 620.

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

Last updated: 16 January 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 January 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2023

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