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Triceratium alternans Bailey 1851

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Order Triceratiales
Family Triceratiaceae
Genus Triceratium

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Triceratium alternans Bailey
600x __width 48 µm. 27 Jul 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Triceratium alternans Bailey
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Triceratium alternans Bailey
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Triceratium alternans Bailey
Carolina Assadi (carolina.assadi@oceansnell.com). © Carolina Assadi (carolina.assadi@oceansnell.com).

 

Biddulphia alternans (Bailey) Van Heurck
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Publication details
Triceratium alternans Bailey 1851: 40

Published in: Bailey, J.W. (1851). Microscopical observations made in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 2(8): 1-48, 3 plates.
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Publication date: 1851

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Triceratium is Triceratium favus Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Biddulphia alternans (Bailey) Van Heurck

Type information
Type locality: USA: various localities on Atlantic coast (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), alternating (Stearn 1992).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Villac, M.C., Kaczmarska, I. & Ehrman, J.M. (2016). Diatoms from ship ballast sediments (with consideration of a few additional species of special interest). Diatom Monographs 18: [1]-557, 235 pls.

Key references
Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

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