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Trossulus elegantulus (Grove & Sturt) R.Ross & P.A.Sims 2002

Publication details
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.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Trossulus.

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

Actinoptychus elegantulus Grove & Sturt

Type information
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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Actinoptychus elegantulus Grove & Sturt 1887
Actinodictyon elegantulum (Grove & Sturt) T.V Desikachary & P.M.Sreelatha 1986

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Aulacodiscus exiguus var. undulata Rattray 1888
Actinodictyon elegantulum (E.Grove & G.Sturt) T.V.Desikachary & P.M.Sreelatha 1986

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