Vibrio paxillifer O.F.Müller
Bacillaria paxillifera (O.F.Müller) T.Marsson Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Ferry Terminal; x400; colony girdle view
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Vibrio paxillifer O.F.Müller 1786: 54, pl. VII : figs 3-7
Published in: Müller, O.F. (1786). Animalcula infusoria fluviatilia et marina quæ detexit, systematice descripsit et ad vivum delineari curavit Otho Fridericus Müller ; sistet opus hoc posthumum, quod cum tabulis Aeneis L. in lucem tradit vidua ejus nobilissima cura Othonis Fabricii. pp. [i]-[ix], [i]-lvi, -367. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: Typis N. Mölleri.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Vibrio is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bacillaria paxillifera (O.F.Müller) T.Marsson
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The generic name Vibrio is masculine. The epithet paxillifer may be either a noun, meaning "peg-bearer" or an adjective meaning "peg-bearing". In the original description it is not clear whether it is intended to be a noun or an adjective, because the entire name is written in upper-case letters, but the index clearly shows that it is meant to be an adjective (Christensen 1991). - (11 Jan 2011) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine/freshwater species.
Type locality: In Ulva latissima copiose, hinc marinis [Vester Port at the timberyards, Copenhagen, the western gate in the wall and waterbody once surrounding the city of Copenhagen close to Tivoli, according to Jahn & Schmid 2007] (Müller 1786: 54). Lectotype: Avedøre Holme , Distr. 45a [a salt marsh just south of Copenhagen in 1964; now an industrialized area], T. Christensen 9554, 20.ix.1964 (epitype) T. Christensen; 20 September 1964 ; As described by Müller (1782): "lives on the dark green, broad seaweed, Ulva latissima, at the seashore.". C slide AT-2387 (Jahn & Schmid, 2007: 297). Notes: Jahn & Schmid (2007) designated as lectotype O.F. Müller's original drawing in 1782, his figs 2, 3, which is the same as pl. VII: figs 3, 4 in his 1786 publication (Jahn & Schmid, 2007: fig. 1).
Source of current name
Marsson, T. (1901). Diatomaceen von Neu-Vorpommern, Rügen und Usedom. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Mikroskopie und Klinische Chemie 6: 253-268.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.