Trigonium alternans (Bailey) A.Mann 1907

Biddulphia alternans (Bailey) Van Heurck

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Publication Details
Trigonium alternans (Bailey) A.Mann 1907: 290

Published in: Mann, A. (1907). Report on the diatoms of the Albatross voyages in the Pacific Ocean, 1888-1904. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 10(5): 221-442, incl. 54 pls.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Trigonium is Trigonium arcticum (Brightwell) Cleve.

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

Triceratium alternans Bailey

Type Information
Type locality: USA: various localities on Atlantic coast; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), alternating (Stearn 1992).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 15 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 October 2022

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