Proboscia alata (Brightwell) Sundström 1986

Proboscia alata (Brightwell) Sundström

Current name: Proboscia alata (Brightwell) SundströmRobin Raine (

Publication Details
Proboscia alata (Brightwell) Sundström 1986: 99, figs 258-266

Published in: Sundström, B.G. (1986). The marine diatom genus Rhizosolenia a new approach to the taxonomy. Doctoral Dissertation. pp. 1-117. Lund: Akademisk avhandling, som för avläggande av filosofie doktorsexamen vid Matematisk-Naturvetnskapliga fakulteten vid Lunds Universitet kommer att offentligen försvaras å Växteklogiska Institutionen.

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Proboscia.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Rhizosolenia alata Brightwell

Type Information
Type locality: 20-30 miles from Yorkshire coast, a little north of the Humber; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: Mr. Norman; in Acidiaea from oyster shells (dredged); (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), winged (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 November 2002 by Andy Taylor.

Last updated: 22 August 2020

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