Triceratium alternans Bailey 1851
Trigonium alternans (Bailey) A.Mann 600x __width 48 µm
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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.
Publication date: 1851
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Biddulphia alternans (Bailey) Van Heurck
Type locality: USA: various localities on Atlantic coast (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), alternating (Stearn 1992).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Africa: Gambia (Foged 1986).
South-east Asia: Malaysia (Zong & Hassan 2004).
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: -557, 235 pls.
Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. -493. Beijing: Science Press.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 September 2020 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2021.