Rhizosolenia americana 1843
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.
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
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Middle Miocene; U.S.A. (Richmond, Virginia); Maryland (Index Nominum Algarum).
Source of current name
Forti, A. (1909). Studi per una monografía del genera Pyxilla (Diatomee) e dei generi affini. Nuova Notarisia 20: 19-34.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 September 2019 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 20 September 2020.