Trossulus elegantulus (Grove & Sturt) R. & P.A.Sims 2002
Trossulus elegantulus (Grove & Sturt) R.Ross & P.A.Sims 2002: 179
Published in: Ross, R. & Sims, P.A. (2002). Trossulus Ross & Sims, a new genus of the Heliopeltaceae. Diatom Research 17(1): 177-188.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Trossulus.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: New Zealand: Oamaru, Otago district (Upper Eocene) (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: BM slide 52707 (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: BM: slide 52707 (epitype designated by Ross & Sims, 2002: 180, figs 8, 9, but incorrectly termed neotype (INA).
Described as a fossil.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat elegant.
Actinoptychus elegantulus Grove & Sturt 1887
Actinodictyon elegantulum (Grove & Sturt) T.V Desikachary & P.M.Sreelatha 1986
Aulacodiscus exiguus var. undulata Rattray 1888
Actinodictyon elegantulum (E.Grove & G.Sturt) T.V.Desikachary & P.M.Sreelatha 1986
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Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 October 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2021.