Orthoseira marina W.Smith 1856
Orthoseira marina W.Smith 1856: 59, pl. 53: fig. 338
Published in: Smith, W. (1856). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, functions and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. II. pp. [i]-xxix, 1-107, pls 32-60, 61-62, A-E. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Paralia marina (W.Smith) Heiberg.
Type locality: very generally distributed in deep water. Coast of Sussex: Cork and Kinsale Harbours, etc: W.Smith; Coast of Norfolk: Brightwell. Frith [Firth?] of Clyde: Hennedy; Pembroke Harbour and River Thames: Capron; River Tyne; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 19 July 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2023