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Rhizosolenia americana Ehrenberg 1843

Publication details
Rhizosolenia americana Ehrenberg 1843: 442

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd- und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-445 + [1, Berichtigungen], + 4 pls.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhizosolenia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudopyxilla americana (Ehrenberg) Forti

Type information
Middle Miocene; U.S.A. (Richmond, Virginia); Maryland (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Forti, A. (1909). Studi per una monografía del genera Pyxilla (Diatomee) e dei generi affini. Nuova Notarisia 20: 19-34.

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