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Surirella ceylonica Skvortsov 1930

Publication details
Surirella ceylonica Skvortsov 1930: 259, pl. XXXIII [33]: figs 19, 21, 22

Published in: Skvortzow [Skvortzov], B.W. (1930). Notes on Ceylon diatoms. I. Annals of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya (The Ceylon Journal of Science, Section A Botany) 11(3): 251-260, 3 pls.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Surirella is Surirella striatula Turpin.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Of (from) Ceylon, an island in the Indian Ocean off southern India (cf. ceylonensis & ceylonicus).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Surirella fimbriata Hustedt 1942
Surirella horrida f. minor H.P.Gandhi 1959
Surirella ceylonica f. minor (H.P.Gandhi) H.P.Gandhi 1966

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Ceylon (Skvortsov 1930: 259).

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Key references
Karthick, B., Hamilton, P.B. & Kociolek, J.P. (2012). Taxonomy and biogeography of some Surirella Turpin (Bacillariophyceae) taxa from Peninsular India. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 141: 81-115, 140 figs.

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