Porosira glacialis (Grunow) Jørgensen 1905
Porosira glacialis (Grunow) Jørgensen 1905: 97, pl. 3: figs. d, f-h
Published in: Jørgensen, E.G. (1905). The protist plankton and the diatoms in bottom samples. In: Hydrographical and biological investigations in Norwegian fiords. (Nordgaard, O. Eds), pp. 195-225. Bergen: Bergens Museum Skrift. John Grieg.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Porosira.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Podosira hormoides var. glacialis Grunow
Type locality: S. of Franz Josef Land: 74°48'N, 54°52'E; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), icy, frozen, or glacial; also meaning, growing in icy-cold regions.
This is a marine species.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 15 June 2022
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 March 2023