Opephora mutabilis Sabbe & Wyverman, nom. inval. 1995

Publication Details
Opephora mutabilis Sabbe & Wyverman, nom. inval. 1995: 241, figs 13-28

Published in: Sabbe, K. & Vyverman, W. (1995). Taxonomy, morphology and ecology of some widespread representatives of the diatom genus Opephora. European Journal of Phycology 30: 235-249, 79 figs, 2 tables.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Opephora is Opephora pacifica (Grunow) Petit.

Status of Name
The taxonomic or nomenclatural status (or both) of this entity is in some way unresolved and requires further investigation.

Type Information
Type locality: France: Hourdel on Somme estuary; (INA 1996) Type: Cleve & Möller no. 255; W; (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), variable.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 May 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 May 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 July 2024

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