Triceratium brightwellii T.West 1860

Ditylum brightwellii (T.West) Grunow

Current name: Ditylum brightwellii (T.West) Grunow
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 1000x, PC - 19 March 2011. Karl Bruun

Publication Details
Triceratium brightwellii T.West 1860: 149, pl. 7: fig. 6

Published in: West, T. (1860). Remarks on some Diatomaceae new or imperfectly described and a new desmid. Transactions of the Royal Microscopical Society, series 2 8: 147-153.

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 Ditylum brightwellii (T.West) Grunow.

Type Information
Type locality: Gorlestone; Teignmouth; (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 06 May 2015

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 May 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 February 2024

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