Amphisolenia globifera F.Stein 1883
Amphisolenia globifera F.Stein
A genus of elongated species with a much reduced epitheca with a noticable girdle at the top surrounded by lists forming a collar.Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)
Amphisolenia globifera F.Stein 1883: 24, pl. 21: figs 9, 10
Published in: Stein, F. (1883). Die naturgeschichte der arthrodelen Flagellaten. In: Der Organismus der Infusionstiere. III. Pt. 2. ( Eds), pp. 1-30. Leipzig:
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Amphisolenia.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), globe-carrying, with a spherical organ (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 29 August 2018
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 August 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023