Trigonium alternans (Bailey) A.Mann 1907
Triceratium alternans Bailey 600x __width 48 µm
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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): 221-419.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Biddulphia alternans (Bailey) Van Heurck
Triceratium alternans Bailey
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.
South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça & al. 2010).
Africa: Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015).
Middle East: Turkey (Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).
South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).
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.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Hoban, M.A. (1983). Biddulphioid diatoms. II. The morphology and systematics of the Pseudocellate species, Biddulphia biddulphiana (Smith) Boyer, B. alternans (Bailey) Van Heurck, and Trigonium arcticum (Brighywell) Cleve. Botanica Marina 26: 271-284.
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M.D. 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 29 July 2021.